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  • From Vol. 1 No.17 (Nov. 25, 2015)

    FTC Chair Addresses the Agency’s Data Privacy Concerns with Cross-Device Tracking

    Consumers’ online presence is constantly in motion as they jump from device to device throughout the day.  Companies that want to track consumer activity are using new methods that follow consumers, and the platforms and applications they use, on these various devices.  The FTC recently held a workshop to examine and address privacy issues raised by cross-device tracking.  FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez commenced the workshop by explaining the Commission’s goal to allow technological innovation – with all the consumer benefits it offers – while safeguarding consumer privacy.  We highlight the key points of her speech in which she emphasized the importance of effective transparency, notice, choice and security.  See also “In the Wyndham Case, the Third Circuit Gives the FTC a Green Light to Regulate Cybersecurity Practices,” The Cybersecurity Law Report, Vol. 1, No. 11 (Aug. 26, 2015).  

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  • From Vol. 1 No.15 (Oct. 28, 2015)

    How the Department of Commerce Can Help Companies Address Cybersecurity and Corruption Concerns

    The U.S Department of Commerce, the agency tasked with promoting the interests of U.S. businesses both domestically and abroad, may not be the first agency that comes to mind when thinking about cybersecurity, but it can assist companies with their cybersecurity programs as well as in other compliance areas, such as anti-corruption.  During the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics’ 2015 Compliance and Ethics Institute, Justin Antonipillai, Acting General Counsel at the Commerce Department, spoke about the Department’s role in cybersecurity and FCPA enforcement and highlighted how the Department can help companies with various compliance concerns.  We summarize the key takeaways from his presentation.

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