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Hulu Beats VPPA Violation Charges

This article talks about the recent Hulu win, after claims that it had violated the 1988 Video Privacy Protection Act [...]


Google v. Vidal-Hall – A Landmark Decision

This article discusses the decision made by the UK Court of Appeal that confirmed that misuse of private information is a tort, and that claimants may recover damages under the Data Protection Act [...]


White House Privacy Bill Met with Criticism

This article discusses the White House’s latest draft Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights (CPBR), which comes three years after it was first [...]


Payment Card Security Breach Leads to ICO Fine

In late February, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined online travel insurer Staysure, for failing to protect customers’ personal data, particularly for failing to implement processes to ensure technical vulnerabilities were being [...]


Privacy Metrics Programs

A directed privacy metrics program helps organizations monitor the efficacy of their privacy activities. This article examines privacy metrics in terms of application, implementation, benchmarking, reporting and monitoring. Several examples of privacy metrics are also [...]