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Ballard Spahr LLP Privacy Alert: White House Privacy Report And App Actions May Change Privacy Landscape
Posted on 2 Mar 2012 by Ballard Spahr LLP

We witnessed major developments in the U.S. privacy legal landscape [in February]. Most significantly, on February 23, 2012, the White House released its long-awaited report on consumer data privacy. A week earlier, on February 16, 2012, the Federal Trade... Read More

DLA Piper Data Protection Alert: How Much Has the Cookie Crumbled Across the EU?
Posted on 13 Aug 2012 by DLA Piper

By Paul McCormack What's new? Since our publication in March 2012, there has a been a number of updates in relation to the following jurisdictions: Belgium Cyprus France Greece Italy Malta The Netherlands, and Spain. ... Read More

Duane Morris LLP Alerts and Updates: European Commission Issues New Data Protection Proposals
Posted on 15 Feb 2012 by Duane Morris LLP

Much as was anticipated, the European Commission (the "Commission") announced its long-awaited proposals on what are likely to be viewed as drastic changes to data protection law in Europe. The proposals seek to make EU privacy laws fit for... Read More

DLA Piper LLP: How the EU Has Implemented the New Privacy Directive on Cookies
Posted on 8 Aug 2012 by DLA Piper

The European Union's E-Privacy Directive has been in effect since May, and many jurisdictions across the EU are already tackling its implementation. Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, The Netherlands and Spain have all taken action regarding... Read More

Search Engine Update: Google grabs 71% of U.S. searches, Bing slips
Posted on 10 May 2010 by Peter S. Vogel

No surprise that Google's search engine continues to grow at the expense of Yahoo! and Microsoft's Bing. Hitwise now reports April 2010: Google at 71.4%, Yahoo! down 1% to to 14.96%, Bing down 2% to 9.43%, Ask down 37% to 2.18%, and the remaining... Read More

Google Woes in the EU
Posted on 22 Mar 2010 by Peter S. Vogel

Google Woes in the EU Include Conviction for Executives Over Video Posting The recent conviction of 3 Google executives in Italy for a video posted on Google which showed the bullying of a disable teenager captured many headlines. No question that... Read More