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EC MEPs Respond to Gag Orders

The European Commission has been accused of barring journalist access to discussions at the LIBE committee whenever US data issues are on the table. In-camera sessions are not open to the public and places MEPs under the threat of sanctions should they discuss the issue outside the room. The latest in-camera session took place on December 11, 2014 and led to a minor protest at the Safe Harbor [...]


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This article discusses the recent Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) privacy breach, which disclosed personal information of many high-profile [...]


FCC Joins the Global Privacy Enforcement Network

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently announced its partnership with the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN). Together with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the FCC will work to represent the United States in GPEN [...]


Privacy Rights on LA Hotel Registers

On October 20, the US Supreme Court agreed to review a Los Angeles city ordinance which authorizes police to examine hotel registers without a [...]


FCC Slaps $10 Million Fine on Carriers

The Federal Communications Commission may be assuming a new role in data security litigation, as it levied a staggering $10 million fine against two telecom companies that allegedly stored personally identifiable customer data online, without firewalls, encryption or password [...]