Peter S. Vogel
Peter S. Vogel: 88% of American Adults Have Cell Phones - Easy Access to GPS Data?

GPS location data on cell phone accounts for virtually every adult in the US based on Pew Research recent report that an astonishing 88% of US adults have cell phones . Whether a search warrant will be required for GPS data appears to be changing very...

Troutman Sanders
Troutman Sanders LLP: Tips for Negotiating Your Website Development Contract

By Troutman Sanders Tobacco Law Team Often, the most significant impression a customer has of a company comes from the company's website. An attractive, well-organized and easy to use website is crucial in today's "click and buy"...

Troutman Sanders
Troutman Sanders LLP: New Jersey's Gift Card Law Requires Personal Data Collection

We recently wrote about the California law prohibiting retailers from asking for their customers' ZIP codes in credit card purchases . In one of the most striking examples of the fractured, decentralized approach to consumer privacy existing in the...

Peter S. Vogel
Peter S. Vogel: Is Privacy at Risk with Mobile Purchases?

Privacy is not mentioned in the recent announcements by many large retailers for use of mobile apps for credit and debit card purchases . However, consumers' GPS data linked to mobile devices will likely lead to less privacy. In early August, 2012...

Peter S. Vogel
Peter S. Vogel: Cloud Data Storage - How Safe?

By Peter S. Vogel Daily news headlines regularly report lax, or no, security for cloud data. In the past few weeks two very high profile businesses reported cloud breaches - Apple's iCloud and Dropbox. It is no coincidence that my August column...

Duane Morris LLP
Duane Morris LLP Alert: Illinois Bans Employers from Asking Employees or Applicants to Disclose Social Media Passwords

On August 1, 2012, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed an amendment to the Illinois Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act (P.A. 097-0875), which prohibits employers from requesting or requiring that employees or job applicants provide the employer with...