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
More Details and Analysis from Hogan Lovells of the FTC and Commerce Privacy Reports
The FTC Privacy Report and Department of Commerce Green Paper raise important questions on commercial use of information about people. The Commission staff outlines privacy protections businesses will be expected to provide as collection technologies advance, and the Commerce paper proposes new laws and a new federal privacy office.
- Development of the proposed framework;
- Description and analysis of proposed framework; and
- Concepts advanced by the report;
You can access the full Privacy and Information Management Alert here.
On December 1st, the FTC issued a preliminary staff report entitled "Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers." Following the FTC report, on December 16th, the Department of Commerce issued a "green paper" detailing initial policy recommendations for online privacy in the U.S.
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