Primer on Facebook Privacy Settings

Primer on Facebook Privacy Settings

Facebook has come under some very harsh criticism after reports that a company called Cambridge Analytica gained access to the private information of more...
50 Million Facebook Profiles Harvested for Cambridge Analytica

50 Million Facebook Profiles Harvested for Cambridge Analytica

Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm that worked with Donald Trump’s election team and the winning Brexit campaign, harvested millions of US-based Facebook profiles...
Coincheck Hit With Massive Crypto Hack

Coincheck Hit With Massive Crypto Hack

Coincheck – one of Japan’s largest digital currency exchanges – pledged to provide a partial refund to the roughly 260,000 users affected by the hack on...
Article 29 Working Party Releases GDPR Guidance

Article 29 Working Party Releases GDPR Guidance on Consent

EU’s Article 29 Working Party (Working Party) adopted guidelines (Guidelines) on the meaning of consent under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Under...
Schrems Can Sue Facebook in Austria, But Only as a Consumer

Schrems Can Sue Facebook in Austria, But Only as a Consumer

On November 14, Advocate General Michal Bobek released an opinion regarding Schrems v. Facebook Ireland (a separate action from the so-called Schrems 2.0, which deals...
FTC Guidance on COPPA and Voice Recordings

FTC Guidance on COPPA and Voice Recordings

The Federal Trade Commission is providing additional guidance on how the Children’s Online Privacy Protection (COPPA) Rule applies to the collection of audio voice...
Privacy Shield Passes First Annual Review

Privacy Shield Passes First Annual Review

The European Commission gave “adequate” mark to the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement following the deal's first annual review, but made a number of recommendations...