|10/14/2016||Obama Administration says text-spam law is constitutional||News||
The Obama adminstration asked US District Court Judge to reject Facebook's motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending unwanted text messages.
|06/23/2017||UK may face opposition to implementation of EU privacy regime||News|
|08/03/2015||Brian Krebs on email: "Like cutting off a limb to save the body"||News|
|07/27/2016||The Department of Commerce has published its new Privacy Shield website||News||
The U.S. Department of Commerce launched its Privacy Shield website, where businesses can begin self-certifiying to Privacy Shield Aug. 1.
On a related note, the IAPP launched its EU-US Privacy Shield practice guide.
|07/01/2015||FTC launches new "Start with Security" educational initiative; issues new data security business guidance||News||
FTC initiates new "Start with Security" educational initiative. The first document released includes new data security guidance for business drawn from enforcement actions. Summary attached.
|04/10/2015||FCC may be investigating Verizon's "supercookie"||News||
Reports out today indicate that the FCC is investigating Verizon’s “Supercookie,” as confirmed by its letters in response to a request from Senators, Blumenthal, Markey, and Nelson. The FCC appears to be getting more serious on privacy and data s
|02/29/2016||Department of Commerce's document summarizing Privacy Shield Obligations||News||
Full text of US Department of Commerce summary of obligations under Privacy Shield.
Document attached. Summary under separate header.
|11/17/2016||Adobe reaches settlement with state AGs over breach claims||News||
|12/12/2017||Update on the Preparation for Negotiations Over the EU ePrivacy Regulation||News|
|10/17/2016||Broadband privacy plan still flawed, carriers tell FCC||News||
Three of the nation's top mobile carriers have told the FCC they have concerns about the agency's revised privacy plan for broadband providers.