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Don’t Forget Truthfulness: FTC Uses Section 5 Authority to Police Deceptive Statements in Collection Notice and Website Privacy Policy

If you’re like us, you have probably noticed a recent trend of companies updating their website privacy policies to address the California Consumer Privacy Act…

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Dissecting OCR HIPAA Penalties: Why small breaches continue to drive big settlements and penalties

It is unsurprising that big data breaches lead to big costs (we see you Facebook). You would be forgiven, then, for assuming…

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Agency of Privacy Shield: FTC Expands Enforcement of Privacy Shield Principles

On September 3, 2019, the FTC announced proposed settlements with five companies that falsely claimed to participate in the EU-US Privacy Shield framework…

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Unplug Social Media? How CJEU’s Fashion ID Ruling Could Affect Your Website

Weeks after the FTC fined Facebook $5 billion and the company entered a $100 million settlement with the SEC, Facebook has once again made significant…

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Update Your Status: Takeaways from Facebook’s $100 Million Privacy Settlement with the SEC

The Federal Trade Commission’s historic $5 billion civil penalty against Facebook for the Cambridge Analytica scandal has been the subject of intense coverage…

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