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Cybersecurity & Privacy

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  • September 21, 2018

    5G Uses And Regulatory Hurdles: What You Need To Know

    As the 5G technology standard takes shape and major wireless carriers push to make the service commercially available by next year, experts have identified virtual reality, self-driving cars and artificial intelligence as some of the top applications for the souped-up wireless networks. But regulatory hurdles and legal questions still beset the innovations.

  • September 21, 2018

    ​​​​​​​9th Circ. Heats Up TCPA Debate With Broad Autodialer Take

    The Ninth Circuit's decision Thursday to endorse an extremely broad definition of what constitutes an autodialer under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act opens the door not only for more litigation to thrive under the statute, but also for the U.S. Supreme Court or Federal Communications Commission to step in and deliver some long-sought clarity, attorneys say. 

  • September 21, 2018

    UK Privacy Watchdog Hits Data Firm With 1st GDPR Notice

    Britain's data privacy watchdog has hit a Canadian data analytics firm that reportedly produced targeted advertisements for pro-Brexit campaigns with the first-ever enforcement notice under the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation.

  • September 21, 2018

    Don't Weaken Autodialing Rules, Consumer Groups Tell FCC

    As the Federal Communications Commission considers changing its criteria for dialing systems that fall under the purview of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, consumer groups are urging the commission to broaden its definition of “autodialer” to better protect recipients of unwanted mass texts.

  • September 21, 2018

    Banks Fight Equifax's Bid To Ax Data Breach Claims

    Financial institutions on Thursday urged a Georgia federal court to deny Equifax Inc.'s bid to toss their claims in multidistrict litigation stemming from a massive 2017 data breach, saying the money and time spent to protect their customers' data is a valid injury directly tied to Equifax's allegedly deficient data security measures.

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