Privacy and Data Protection

Tag: social media

Top Weekly Privacy Stories

    Apps Data Breach 411 for iPhone       Conferences   CPDP 2014 (Computer, Privacy & Data Protection), January 22,23 & 24, 2014, Brussels, Belgium. (Especially the panel on Privacy by Design, on 1/22/14, which will be moderated by me).        COPPA FTC Approves New Method for Obtaining COPPA Verifiable Parental […]


@AltheimLaw’s Privacy and Data Protection Week in Review

Big Data   The E-Books Are Reading You #EUdataP … Retailers, Supermarkets, Medical Markets Dive In To Extract Information From And About Consumers      California Privacy   California’s New Do-Not-Track Law Goes Into Effect January 1, 2014, Remember To Check Your Privacy Policy For …    CAN-SPAM   Court Accepts Narrow View […]

Pictures, Online Tagging, Facial Recognition and Privacy: A Study by the CNIL

 In a recent article, published by the Huffington Post, Isabelle Falque Perrotin, the President of the CNIL * , summarizes the findings of a study that the CNIL had commissioned on the use of photos in social media. The study was conducted by TNS Sofres on a national sample of 1554 people age thirteen and up. The […]

How EDiscoveryMap’s Monique Altheim Kept a Global Audience Informed in 2012 on Privacy, Ediscovery and Social Media

    A short recap of EDiscoveryMap’s Monique Altheim‘s activities in 2012 to help keep her global readers informed and up to date in the areas of Privacy, Ediscovery and Social Media:  She spoke on or moderated 11 panels at conferences, from Washington D.C. and  L.A. to Brussels, Belgium, Prague, Czech Republic and Punta del […]

Ediscovery, Privacy, Data Protection and Social Media Weekly Updates

Microsoft Is Losing In A Bitter Battle To Protect Internet Users' Privacy # California's New Social Media "Password Protection" Law Takes a More Balanced Approach by Accounting for Employers' … # Millions of PlaySpan user IDs and passwords leaked online # On the Eve of International Conference in Uruguay, Taking Stock of […]

Ediscovery, Privacy, Data Protection and Social Media Weekly Updates

California Adds Affirmative Defense to Medical Privacy Law – A new law that amends the California Confidentiality of… # Marine pleads guilty to federal identity theft fraud # FTC Imposes $1 Million Fine Against Musicians’ Fan Websites for COPPA Violations # Facebook Scans Private Messages To Hand Out Public ‘Likes’ – Facebook […]

Ediscovery, Privacy, Data Protection and Social Media Weekly Updates

Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner Publishes Revised Guidance on Collection of Fingerprint Data # NZ: IRD says sorry for privacy breach # On Remand, Court Finds Rambus Committed Spoliation, Will Adjust Royalty Rate as Sanction # Apex Laboratory notified by law enforcement of system compromise in July; notifying patients # NLRB Judge […]

Ediscovery, Privacy, Data Protection and Social Media Weekly Updates

PCI Security Standards Council Issues Best Practices for Mobile Payment Acceptance Security # Blue Cross Blue Shield discloses employee data breach # NLRB Invalidates Costco’s Social Media Policy – As reported in the Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog, on S… # Facing Fines for Contempt, Twitter Produces Defendant’s Tweets # […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

Court Sees “No Principled Reason to Articulate Different Standards for the Discoverability of Communications through… # New Safeguarding Requirements for Government Contractor Information Systems # FTC Issues Mobile App Guidance – On September 5, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission issued guidelines for mobile app… # University Decides Sex Tracking Smartphone App May […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

BMO Harris Bank notifies customers after laptop stolen from vendor # Twitter Appeals Ruling Requiring It to Produce User's Tweets and Subscriber Information # Gizmodo's 'Summer Of Zuck' Was As Disappointing As Facebook's Stock Performance # Influential Senators Call on White House to Issue Cybersecurity Executive Order # Council data breaches […]