By Michael Malloy and Pavel Arievich
Russia’s much publicized changes to its data protection rules come into force as of September 1, 2015.
These changes are broadly, and vaguely, written and apply to almost anyone handling the personal data...
by Ethan Ostroff and Bryan Haynes
Two data brokers settled charges brought by the FTC for $1.5 million based on allegations that they violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when selling consumer data.
The FTC alleged the companies operated...
By Emma Thomas
In a vote [March 12], the European Parliament has given its formal approval to its version of the new European Data Protection Regulation. With an approval given by 621 for, 10 against, 22 abstentions, the path is now set for the next...
By Carol A.F. Umhoefer and Jeanne Dauzier
The French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) has announced its 2014 inspection targets, with the goal of reaching 550 inspections for the year. Last year, the CNIL carried out 414 inspections. Capitalizing...
By Adriano Chaves and Maria Paula Souza , Campos Mello Advogados law firm (Brazil)*
The so-called “ Marco Civil da Internet ” (i.e. the Bill of Law 2,126/2011, which establishes a civil rights framework for the Internet) was voted and approved...
By Michael Malloy and Pavel Arievich Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new law amending the Law on Data Protection and Law on Information. The law requires all personal data operators – subject to few exceptions – to store and...