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|Privacy & Security Bits and Bytes|
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
April 22, 2014, previously published on April 18, 2014There has been so much news swirling in the data privacy and security world in the last few days, that it has been difficult to keep up. We’ll give you a roundup here for your Friday and weekend reading.
|Social Media Photo Contest Draws FTC Attention: Endorsement/Testimonial Guidelines Apply|
Ed Chansky; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 16, 2014The FTC recently conducted an investigation of shoe manufacturer Cole Haan's "Wandering Sole" photo contest. The investigation focused on compliance with FTC guidelines requiring disclosure of material connections between an advertiser and consumers who offer testimonials or endorsements...
|Recent FTC Findings Signal Closer Eye on Social Media Contests|
Michael D. Adams, Christopher C. Mackey; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 15, 2014In closing a recent investigation, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced for the first time that an individual’s participation in a social media contest may constitute a product endorsement under FTC regulations. Consequently, companies that use social media contests to advertise...
|The Second Opinion: A Defamation Claim without “Merit” — The BCCA Shields Directors from Liability for Statements made as part of Continuous Corporate Disclosure|
Anthony M.C. Alexander; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 3, 2014Public corporations are required by law to provide continuous disclosure of information likely to be relevant to existing or potential shareholders. The directors of such corporations must be careful to ensure that such disclosure is timely and accurate, and that it cannot be characterized as...
|States Further Attempt to Protect Minors' Privacy Online|
Kenneth R. Florin, Nerissa Coyle McGinn, James D. Taylor; Loeb & Loeb LLP;
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 2014Following the adoption of a California law protecting minors under the age of 18 online, Delaware has now introduced House Bill 261, which would add a new section called the Child Online Protection Act to Title 6 of the Delaware Code. The California bill, which was enacted in September 2013 and...
|U.S. and U.K. Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Collaboration on Data Privacy Enforcement|
Kenneth R. Florin, Ieuan Jolly, James D. Taylor; Loeb & Loeb LLP;
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 2014Citing the increasing frequency with which consumer information crosses international borders and the need for coordinated monitoring and enforcement strategies related to consumer privacy, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with its U.K. counterpart,...
|Preparing The Boss For Media Interviews|
Kevin Sullivan; Fisher Phillips LLP;
April 2, 2014, previously published on April 1, 2014Smart executives and business owners know that a good public-relations program can build a brand and burnish a reputation. Good PR costs less than advertising and lends credibility to your organization, products, and services.
|Discovering, Authenticating & Utilizing Social Media in Litigation: Strategy Considerations|
Donald L. Carmelite, Allison M. Domday; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
March 17, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014Social media is all around us. Learning about social media and incorporating it into your litigation strategy is imperative, whether we like it or not. This article discusses uncovering, authenticating and utilizing social media in litigation.
|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,...
|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...