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|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...
|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...
|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...
|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.
|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...