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Everyone’s nightmare: privacy and data breach risks
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2015

The rapid growth of the collection, usage, storage and transmission of information in electronic form, and the expansion of the interconnectivity

The General Data Protection Regulation: What Insurers Should Do Now to Prepare for Its Implementation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • May 24 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or Regulation) has been approved by European Union (EU) members as well as the Council of Europe and, at

Opt-in system introduced in Turkey for commercial electronic communications in E commerce law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Turkey
  • November 13 2015

Turkey's solid and rapidly expanding e-commerce market volume reached 18.9 billion Turkish Liras as of the end of 2014. The Turkish e-commerce sector

Hackers continue to perpetrate wire transfer fraud scams on a global scale
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2015

An increasing number of businesses continue to be targeted by very sophisticated email scams designed to convince company employees responsible for

$3 million COPPA settlement announced by FTC
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

On May 12, 2011 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced an agreement settling claims that Playdom, Inc., a leading publisher of social games and virtual worlds, violated the Commission’s Children’s Online Privacy Rule (COPPA) and Section 5 of the FTC Act in connection with the operation of a number of online virtual world games

Seventh Circuit Again Finds Standing for Data Breach Victims
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

The federal Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has reiterated its approach to standing in data breach cases: allegations of "increased risk of

The 'right to be forgotten' judgment and its application to .com domains
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • December 22 2014

In May earlier this year, the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’) applied the scope of a ‘right to be forgotten’ to a non-EU based

Everyone's nightmare: privacy and data breach risks
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, Global, USA
  • May 22 2013

The rapid growth of information in electronim form has resulted in a concomitant exposure of companies to risks and liabilities arising from the

Use of cookies: UK information use of cookies: UK Information Commissioners Office activity report reveals ICO penalties for non-compliance.
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2013

Six months after the UK ICO deadline for businesses to comply with amendments to the E-Privacy Directive (200258 EC) governing UK websites that use

Entertainment industry agent Rightscorp seeks personally identifiable information of thousands of Internet users
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

In the past two years, Rightscorp, Inc. has sought the identity of thousands of Internet subscribers across the country, in order to obtain