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Demers v. Yahoo Inc: Québec Court Confirms that Québec Consumer Law Applies to Free Online Services
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 23 2017

In a September 19, 2017 decision in Demers v Yahoo! Inc., the Québec Superior Court rejected Yahoo! Inc. and Yahoo! Canada Co.’s (collectively

Australian Privacy Commissioner takes expansive view of jurisdiction in Ashley Madison case
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 31 2016

Many regulators take an expansive view of their remit, and the Australian Privacy Commissioner has acted in this way in the Ashley Madison case. The

Some Things are Best Kept Private: FTC Settles with Company for Using Private Health Data in Public Physician Reviews
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2016

The FTC recently reinforced its commitment to protecting consumer health data in its settlement with electronic health record company Practice Fusion

Groupon faces scrutiny over privacy, gift certificates
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2011

Groupon is currently facing both state and federal scrutiny.

It's not just about cookies.... Cookies, Mandatory Breach Notifications and Direct Marketing
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 4 2011

Cookies are small text files on web browsers that store user information.

Is social media right for your business?
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

Do you post on Facebook?

Social networking developer faces class action related to online security breach
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2010

A recently filed putative class action complaint claims that RockYou, Inc. (“RockYou”), a developer of social network applications, has put its 32 million users at risk of identity theft.

FCRA issues complaint against mortgage broker for violation of disposal rule
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • February 3 2009

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a complaint against a mortgage broker for allegedly violating the FTC Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act’s “Disposal Rule.”

New Connecticut law imposes broad requirements on businesses that collect personal information
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2008

On October 1, 2008, a new Connecticut law will impose additional obligations on companies and individuals that possess personal information belonging to third parties.