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The Federal Trade Commission is seeking comment on harms caused by “commercial surveillance” and whether new rules are needed to protect privacy and data as part of a proposed rulemaking that could increase data-rich companies’ exposure to federal enforcement.
11 August 2022
Google has asked an Oakland federal judge to deny certifying a class that alleges the internet giant deceptively collected user data through its incognito mode.
10 August 2022
Republican Federal Trade Commission member Noah Phillips’ departure may not have a significant impact on the agency’s privacy enforcement agenda.
09 August 2022
A proposed bill requiring the FTC to provide reports on cross-border complaints regarding ransomware and other cyberattacks may fall short if the agency isn’t able to force companies to disclose such incidents.
04 August 2022
A procedural judge in a major US patent litigation forum has slammed Continental’s excessive redaction of disclosed documents, despite the company’s argument that the redaction was necessary under the GDPR.
03 August 2022
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has fined trading platform Robinhood’s cryptocurrency operation $30 million for failing to implement proper cybersecurity, bank secrecy and anti-money laundering programmes.
03 August 2022
The United States’ consumer protection agency for the financial sector has issued US Bank with a $37.5 million (€36.7 million) penalty for exploiting its customers’ personal data, appearing to be the largest fine issued under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
02 August 2022
Proponents of the American Data Privacy and Protection Act have raised their voices after the California Privacy Protection Agency voted to formally recommend opposition to the bill and any privacy legislation that seeks to preempt state law.
29 July 2022
Squire Patton Boggs has added two lawyers to its data privacy and cybersecurity team, with additional international hiring likely to follow to keep up with client demand.
28 July 2022
Premiums and policyholder responsibilities are growing as insurance carriers wrestle with the rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape and maintain their profit margins.
27 July 2022
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