Privacy and Security TidBits

Top Weekly Privacy Stories

 

 

Apps

 

 

 

Conferences

 

 

 

 

COPPA

 

 

Data Breaches

 

 

EU Data Protection

 

 

 

EU Data Protection Reform

 

 

 

 

 

First Amendment

 

  • Virginia Court Scales Back Right to Online Anonymity: A Virginia company filed a defamation lawsuit against seven anonymous Yelp users who wrote critical reviews about it. After filing the suit, the company subpoenaed Yelp for information that would identify the seven reviewers. A Virginia statute requires a subpoena for the identity of an anonymous Internet users’ identity to identify communications “that are or may be tortious or illegal.”

 

 

 

FCRA

 

 

 

 

FTC

 

  • FTC Commissioner @MOhlhausenFTC  hosted a Twitter chat on 1/6/14 about #privacy and #IoT – see #FTCpriv

 

 

 

IoT (Internet of Things)

 

 

 

 

NSA

 

 

 

 

 

Practical Tips

 

 

 

Technology and Lifestyles, New Developments in

 

 

 

  

Year in Review

 

  2014