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The Weekly Privacy Rewind - April 11, 2018

Canada, European Union, USA - April 11 2018 Pursuant to a March 26, 2018 Order in Council, the mandatory breach notification provisions of Canada’s Personal Information Protection and…

Connecting the Dots Between Security Practices and Legal Obligations: California’s Connected Devices Bill

European Union, USA - April 4 2018 Turning on the lights, hearing the weather forecast, learning fun facts, and playing your favorite song in the kitchen are simple when one can give…

The Weekly Privacy Rewind - April 2, 2018

European Union, USA - April 2 2018 Speaking at the Global Privacy Summit of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des…

South Dakota Becomes 49th State to Enact a Data Breach Notification Law

USA - March 27 2018 One of two remaining states without a data breach notification law has finally enacted one of its own. On March 21, 2018, South Dakota Governor Dennis…

The Weekly Privacy Rewind - March 26, 2018

Australia, European Union, Global, USA - March 26 2018 Global Shipping Company Svitzer Announces First Data Breach Under Australian Data Breach Notification Laws • Global shipping company Svitzer…

Court Limits 2015 Text Marketing Rules, Gives New FCC an Opportunity to Provide Clarity

USA - March 19 2018 On March 16, the D.C. Circuit issued a long-awaited decision in a challenge to the Federal Communications Commission’s July 10, 2015 Declaratory…

The Weekly Privacy Rewind - March 16, 2018

European Union, USA - March 16 2018 Facebook Cannot Evade Suit Under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act Even Where No Proof of Harm • In separate rulings handed…

Online Merchant Cited for Inadequate Interest-Based Advertising Disclosures

USA - March 15 2018 Liftopia, an e-commerce platform that enables ski resorts to sell advance-purchase tickets online, was cited in a recent decision by the better…

SEC Clarifies Existing Cybersecurity Disclosure Guidance

USA - February 28 2018 On February 21, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued cybersecurity disclosure guidance for public companies (“SEC…

When Obscurity Is Not a Defense

European Union, USA - February 22 2018 Many organizations facing a data-security incident struggle to understand how or why their organization was targeted in an attack. Most simply believe…