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|New Criminal Offence under the UK Data Protection Act: Requiring a Person to Submit and Reveal the Results of a Subject Access Request|
Jonny McDonald, Sarah Pearce; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 12, 2014In his keynote speech at the Information Commissioner’s Office (the “ICO”), annual Data Protection Practitioner Conference in Manchester, England (attended by Edwards Wildman), Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties Simon Hughes MP announced that the UK government would...
|New Anti-Spam Legislation Could Bolster Canadian Privacy Commissioner’s Call for Greater PIPEDA Enforcement Powers|
David Spratley; Davis LLP;
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 13, 2014Canada’s new anti-spam legislation (“CASL”) comes into effect later this year, and it packs a punch ¿ fines of up to $10 million per violation for companies and up to $1 million per violation for individuals. The government was clearly prepared to give regulators substantial...
|When the Workplace and Private Lives Collide: The Risks Associated with Using Social Media to Make Employment Decisions|
Marcia E. Goodman, Richard E. Nowak, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 12, 2014Social media is playing an increasingly important role in how businesses operate as companies seek to leverage its broad reach and influence to increase brand awareness, to better understand market perception and to market their products or services to current and potential customers. In addition,...
|My Brother’s TCPA Keeper? Recent Cases Highlight Third-Party Risk Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act|
Wilson G. Barmeyer, Keith J. Barnett, Thomas M. Byrne, Amanda R. Callais, Lewis S. Wiener; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
March 12, 2014, previously published on March 11, 2014Early 2014 has produced a series of court decisions highlighting third-party liability issues under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In February, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case about liability for junk faxes made by an alleged agent, and other recent cases have...
|New York Trial Court Denies Sony’s Claims against Primary CGL Insurers to Pay for Defense Costs Related to Cyber-Attack Litigation|
Steven D. Cantarutti, Kevin T. Coughlin, Robert J. Kelly; Coughlin Duffy LLP;
March 12, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014On February 21, 2014, a New York trial court (Hon. Jeffrey K. Oing, J.S.C.) in Zurich Amer. Ins. Co. v. Sony Corp. of Amer., et al., Index No. 651982/2011 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., N.Y. Cnty.), made a significant ruling in the area of cyber risk coverage. The Court rejected claims by Sony Computer...
|Protect Your Children From "One-Click" Liability Schools Must Reform Cyberbullying and Sexting Policies|
Brett M. Renzenbrink; Strauss Troy Co., L.P.A.;
March 12, 2014, previously published on February 27, 2014Children “sexting” is considered pornography under Ohio law, even if it is from a minor child to another minor child. And, cyberbullying is a crime. Here’s what you need to know to protect your children.
|State-by-State Look at Defamation Statutes of Limitations|
Jordan S. Cohen, Whitney C. Gibson; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
March 12, 2014, previously published on March 10, 2014We have frequently mentioned and stressed the importance of acting on defamation issues quickly, including in a post exclusively addressing this topic. With many states’ statutes of limitations for libel and slander being only a year, and very few being more than two, not seeking counsel...
|Businesses Advised to Act Now to Ease Compliance with New Controls on Commercial Electronic Messages|
H. Todd Greenbloom; Blaney McMurtry LLP;
March 10, 2014, previously published on March 2014Canadians are often bombarded by unwanted emails, text messages, faxes, tweets and other forms of electronic communications. There has been little regulation, and spammers have conducted their business as they have seen fit. Recipients of electronic junk could not help but feel that they were in...
|Protect Your Children From “One-Click” Liability Schools Must Reform Cyberbullying And Sexting Policies|
Brett M. Renzenbrink; Strauss Troy Co., L.P.A.;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 27, 2014Children “sexting” is considered pornography under Ohio law, even if it is from a minor child to another minor child. And, cyberbullying is a crime. Here’s what you need to know to protect your children.
|Fictitious Licence Fee In Case Of Unauthorized Publication of Photos - Copyright Law|
Michael Rainer, Michael Rainer; GRP Rainer LLP;
March 4, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014If photos are published without authorization, this is a violation of the right of owning one’s own image. The persons depicted are entitled to receive payment of a licence fee.