Mexico’s new privacy law goes into effect in July. While enforcement will be delayed, companies are expected to have privacy officers and written policies in place. This blog entry reports on recent comments by the head of Mexico’s privacy commission at a program organized by Hogan Lovells.
The FTC today announced a proposed settlement with Google relating to charges that Google used deceptive practices and violated its own privacy policies when Google launched its social network “Google Buzz”. For the first time ever, the FTC is requiring a “Comprehensive Privacy Program” and affirmative consent to any new or additional uses of previously collected data.
David Vladeck, Director of the Division of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, today spoke at the IAPP Privacy Academy in Baltimore, and offered the FTC vision for future privacy protection. This blog contains some highlights.
Complimentary Webcast of a Presentation by Hogan & Hartson’s Privacy Practice Lead Chris Wolf on New Directions in Enforcement and Policy at the FTC and the Impact on Businesses
The Federal Trade Commission settles with 6 companies over Safe Harbor misrepresentations and lapsed certifications.
Businesses may be facing their last chance to comply with the FTC identity theft Red Flags Rule as the compliance deadline was extended over the Summer to November 1, 2009. On July 29, 2009, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it will delay enforcement of its identity theft “Red Flags Rule”until November 1, 2009. This is the third […]