On Monday, May 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its highly anticipated opinion in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, a case that examined the question of whether a plaintiff who ...25 May 2016
California AG Sends Enforcement Letter to Developers of Popular Mobile Apps
The letters are the latest effort by Harris to encourage companies to improve the transparency of their data privacy and security practices. In February 2012, she entered into a Joint Statement of Principles agreement with six major app store platforms, setting forth requirements related to app privacy (see our prior update here). Facebook later joined the agreement and is now requiring that all apps in its App Center have privacy policies.
The letters are a reminder that app developers and their partners should review their app data privacy and security practices and ensure that any apps collecting PII comply with the CalOPPA requirements, as well as other applicable Federal and state laws.
The French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) has announced its inspections program topics for 2016, with health data, flight passengers’ data, and data used for marketing and Internet...20 May 2016