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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> California Attorney General Releases Draft CCPA Regulations - Alert - 10/21/2019

The California Attorney General is accepting comments on the CCPA draft regulations until December 6 and has scheduled four public hearings on the draft in California in early December. With the January 1, 2020 effective date quickly approaching, organizations must continue to implement their CCPA compliance procedures even though these draft regulations are not yet final.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> California Poised to Enact Data Broker Registration Law - Alert - 10/07/2019

The largest state in the nation has now passed the country’s second law specifically regulating “data brokers.” Any company that processes personal information of consumers with whom it does not have a direct relationship should test their business practices against the California law to determine if registration is required.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> IAB Provides Framework for CCPA  - Alert - 09/26/2019

As the ad tech industry struggles with how to comply with CCPA opt-out requests come January 1, 2020, the Interactive Advertising Bureau has proposed an industry framework to allow consumer opt-outs exercised on a publisher’s site to flow down to ad tech partners, thereby converting such partners from third parties to service providers under CCPA. The solution relies primarily upon signals generated through the CCPA-required “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” link. All parties in the digital media ecosystem need to closely follow the development of this standard.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> California Legislature Passes Five Bills Amending the CCPA - Alert - 09/18/2019

With a January 1, 2020 effective date looming, companies have been clamoring for clarity on the CCPA. These five amendments that were just passed by the legislature (assuming that they will be signed into law by the Governor, who has until October 13 to do so) will certainly help, though the industry is still waiting for the California Attorney General to issue implementing regulations, which are expected in the next month or two.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> New York Amends Security Breach Notification Law and Imposes New Security Obligations - Alert - 08/07/2019

Companies that own or license New Yorkers’ private information must develop a data security program that is compliant with the SHIELD Act. The program should be documented in a written information security policy and other policies that are drafted specifically to reflect the company’s business, data and operations. In addition, companies should be aware that the obligation to notify an individual of a security breach has now been expanded.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> New York City Bill Would Bar Sharing of Cellphone Location Data - Alert - 08/05/2019

Mobile location data is recognized by the industry and regulators as sensitive personal data. Therefore, app providers and others in the mobile ecosystem need to be aware of industry best practices and new laws targeting such data, including the recently proposed bill by the New York City Council that would make it unlawful for telecommunications and mobile app providers to share a customer’s location data that was collected while the customer’s mobile device was present in New York City.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> GDPR’s Inaugural Year: Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned - Alert - 06/27/2019

In GDPR’s inaugural year, except in the case of Google, the low fines indicate that there has been a degree of tolerance for noncompliance as companies continue to determine how to become compliant. However, the past year has shown that no one is immune from regulatory scrutiny, regardless of size, location or industry. It remains to be seen whether regulators will be as forgiving of GDPR violations in year two as they were in year one.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> Nevada Updates Privacy Law While New York Gets Ready - Alert - 06/26/2019

California may have been the first to enact a comprehensive privacy law, but Nevada will be the first new law to become effective and will certainly not be the last. As evidenced by the updated Nevada law and the proposed New York law, companies may have to comply with inconsistent and perhaps conflicting standards. In order to stay abreast of these many developments, companies need to develop compliance programs with these existing and pending laws in mind.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> CCPA Update: Blizzard of Bills to Amend Privacy Law Moves Forward in California Assembly - Alert - 04/26/2019

The marketing industry has been pleading for amendments to the CCPA and some helpful amendments have now been advanced. Should these amendments become law, they could offer some relief to the industry. Regardless, the industry is still awaiting the California Attorney General to issue implementing regulations, and those regulations will be critical to developing a comprehensive CCPA compliance program.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> CCPA Update: Preparing for the CCPA – 10 Things You Can Tackle Now - Alert - 03/01/2019

In the ever-changing landscape of the U.S. privacy space, businesses should not take a wait-and-see approach when it comes to CCPA compliance. The ten action items outlined in this Alert will not only assist businesses with CCPA compliance, but may also assist with compliance with other new privacy laws and standards and serve as best practices.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> CCPA Update: California Public Forums and Other Proposed State/Federal Legislation - Alert - 01/29/2019

Taken together, these legislative developments are indicative of the increasingly complicated and potentially confusing data privacy regime that lies ahead. What remains clear is that businesses that process personal information need to remain diligent about privacy and data security compliance in this rapidly changing landscape.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> Happy New Year, Data Brokers! Now, Register with Vermont - Alert - 12/20/2018

Vermont’s law governing data brokers takes effect in a few days. If you think you are a data broker who falls within the law, now is the time to take all steps necessary to comply.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> 1-800 Contacts Unlawfully Restricted Competitors' Trademark Use In Search Engine Marketing - Alert - 11/19/2018

The FTC has made clear that some common online advertising methods, such as bidding on a competitor's trademark in search engine marketing, may not always be contracted away, especially when they result in restricting consumers' access to competitive pricing information. Parties to intellectual property and online advertising disputes often enter into confidential settlements to resolve their claims. However, when considering such agreements, parties must now also consider the potential impact upon consumers.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> New Law Creates Data Breach Safe Harbor for Companies With Written Security Programs - Alert - 11/15/2018

While there are more laws that require companies to implement reasonable security practices, the Act is the first U.S. law that provides this type of safe harbor to companies that do so. Therefore, every company should implement a comprehensive written information security program, or review and update any existing programs.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> California Legislature Passes Yet More Privacy Bills – Internet of Things & CCPA Amendment - Alert - 09/25/2018

California continues to take the most active role of any state in regulating privacy and imposing obligations on businesses. With the upcoming January 2020 deadlines for the CCPA and the proposed IoT law, business should continue – or begin, if they have not already done so – their efforts to comply.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> States Update Data Breach Notification Laws Amidst GDPR Commotion - Alert - 07/16/2018

It is clear that local and state lawmakers are making data privacy protection requirements a legislative priority. As lawmakers continue to amend or enact new data protection and data breach notification laws, it will be crucial that all affected organizations ensure their policies and procedures are keeping pace and are compliant with the current state of the law.

 

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> California Has a New Privacy Law. It Could Have Been Much Worse - Alert - 07/02/2018

The Act becomes operative on January 1, 2020. In the meantime, the Attorney General will issue more detailed regulations. Nevertheless, companies doing business in California that collect consumers’ personal information – online or otherwise – should begin considering how to comply with this new privacy law as soon as possible.

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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> Vermont Enacts First U.S. Law Governing Data Brokers - Alert - 06/05/2018

The Vermont data broker registration requirement commences on January 1, 2019, giving data brokers subject to the law some time to become familiar with its requirements and to begin compliance efforts. After years of talking about data brokers, the first law in the nation to broadly address this industry could open the floodgates to more privacy legislation. More than ever, those involved in the collection and use of consumer data should evaluate their practices in light of new and pending legislation.

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Trademark >> What’s In a Name? - Alert - 05/24/2018



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