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07/22/2015 7th Circuit ruling may curtail use of prevailing data breach defense News

The Seventh Circuit's holding Monday that Neiman Marcus customers affected by a hacking incident are likely to suffer some form of future fraud will curtail defendants' use of a Supreme Court ruling that plaintiffs suing over a potential injury mu

07/20/2015 Ashley Madison hacked, 37 users' data could be exposed News

Adult "dating" site has been hacked and the hackers are threatening to release the data files, including names and other personal details, of all 37 million users.

07/16/2015 M3AAWG's Operation Safety-Net helps business and government leaders understand global online security best practices News

June 9 M3AAWG press release, announcing availability of Operation Safety-Net.

Copy of release attached.

07/16/2015 AOL "CON:B1" errors explained News

We learned today that AOL updated its spam rules earlier today, and as a result a number of our members’ customers were seeing “CON:B1” errors.  Members say that AOL has tacitly acknowledged that the update may have been overaggressive, and that i

07/14/2015 EPIC asks FTC workshop and DOJ investigation into "always on" devices News

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07/10/2015 Cybersecurity, highway bills said to be next to go to Senate floor News

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07/09/2015 Jessica Rich speech on FTC priorities re: current enforcement action priorities News

Text of a ecent speech by Jessica Rich, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, on the FTC's current advertising, privacy, and data security enforcement actions and priorities.


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07/09/2015 Google now uses an artificial neural network to fight spam, debuts Gmail Postmaster Tools to cut false positives News

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07/06/2015 Summary: TCPA Do's and Don'ts: Lessons learned from the recent litigation wave and FCC Order Member Memo

Summary of lessons learned from recent TCPA litigation and FCC order. File attached.

07/02/2015 Summary - Canadian Digital Privacy Act Member Memo

Attached is a summary of the changes to Canada's privacy law, PIPEDA. Document prepared by Shaun Brown of the nNovation Law Firm in Ottawa.