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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Privacy Professionals Required

Recent studies have indicated that the need for strong privacy knowledge is greater than ever. The so-called privacy boom has led to increased privacy budgets and positive implications for those working in the privacy [...]

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