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New York and Others Settle with CafePress Over 2019 Data Breach

USA - January 12 2021 The operator of CafePress, an online retailer that sells customizable mugs and other products, has reached an agreement with New York State Attorney…

FTC Settles Over Alleged Failure to Manage Service Providers

USA - January 7 2021 The FTC recently settled with Ascension Data & Analytics for failure to oversee service providers. Ascension provides services to mortgage companies…

FTC Focuses on Privacy Practices of Social Media and Video Streaming Companies

USA - January 5 2021 As it closed out 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent out requests to nine social media and video streaming companies asking them to provide…

Travel Giant Sabre Reaches Deal with State Attorneys General Over Data Breach

USA - January 4 2021 The travel giant Sabre Corp. has reached an agreement with multiple State Attorneys General to pay $2.4 million and make certain changes in its…

New Year, Same Transfers (for now): Temporary Brexit Deal Keeps EEA-UK Data Flowing

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - December 29 2020 Many in the world have been watching the Brexit deal closely, including privacy lawyers and others who deal with global data transfers. Under the…

FTC Settles with Travel Services Provider Over Security Issues

USA - December 28 2020 Alleging unfair and deceptive practices in violation of the FTC Act, the FTC recently entered into a settlement agreement with SkyMed International…

2020 In Review: An AI Roundup

United Kingdom, USA - December 28 2020 There has been much scrutiny of artificial intelligence tools this year. From NIST to the FTC to the EU Parliament, many have recommendations and…

2020 In Review: Ongoing Enforcement Actions and a Patchwork of Privacy Laws

European Union, USA - December 23 2020 Throughout 2020 we saw many enforcement actions brought by EU and U.S. regulators. Whether for allegations of deception (misleading privacy…

2020 In Review: Exchanging Data With Business Partners

USA - December 22 2020 Throughout 2020, companies have been negotiating with their business partners the issue of “selling” under CCPA. Is the partner a service provider? A…

2020 In Review: Dealing With Schrems II Fallout

European Union, Israel, Switzerland, USA - December 21 2020 As 2020 comes to a close, we take this opportunity to look back at some of the more significant developments that we discussed in the blog this year…