Date Topic Info Typesort ascending Description
04/06/2015 Microsoft turns off Do-Not-Track by Default in IE 10 News

Microsoft announces that it will turn off Do-Not-Track by Default.

04/07/2015 New FTC case on secondary liability News

FTC announces settlement in claim against LeadClick that it was responsible for the allegedly deceptive marketing of its affiliates. See attached for more details.

04/10/2015 FCC may be investigating Verizon's "supercookie" News

Reports out today indicate that the FCC is investigating Verizon’s “Supercookie,” as confirmed by its letters in response to a request from Senators, Blumenthal, Markey, and Nelson.  The FCC appears to be getting more serious on privacy and data s

04/13/2015 FTC settles suite with debt brokers over claims they exposed consumer data online News

FTC announces settlement of data security case #56 alledging that debt brokers had exposed consumer data online.

05/08/2015 BakerHostetler releases inaugural Security Incident Response Report News

Law firm BakerHostetler releases its first Security Incident Response Report

05/07/2015 EC considering updating and expanding cookie directive News

As part of its Single Market Strategy for Europe,

05/06/2015 New resource for tracking state policy developments News

EPIC is offering an new tool to track state policy issues: https://epic.org/state-policy/  

09/24/2014 FTC "Operation Full Disclosure" News

The FTC has sent 20 warning letters to the top 100 Advertisers who are not providing what they feel is appropriately clear and conspicuous disclosures.

05/01/2015 DOJ issues best practices guidance on cyber incidents News

On Wed., April 29, the US Department of Justice released guidance titled "Best Practices for Victim Response and Reporting of Cyber Incidents. A summary is attached here. The full report is posted separately.

05/01/2015 Department of Justice Cyber Event Guidance Document News

Full document: Best Practices for Victim Response and Reporting of Cyber Incidents

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