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Should Data Collected from a Smart Device Be Usable in a Criminal Prosecution?
The increasing reliance on “smart” devices is creating a variety of new legal issues, including the following: whether or not data collected from a “smart” device should be usable in a criminal prosecution? This fact pattern came up recently in an Arkansas murder case, where an Amazon Echo was in a home where a body…Read More
Software Companies Should Rethink Privacy Practices Following Recent FTC Enforcement Actions
If you are in software industry, you probably are cognizant of the financial significance of data monetization to the industry. But how informed are you of privacy protection practices in the industry? Software companies may want to take note in light of recent enforcement activity by the FTC and tighten their practices, including drafting of…Read More
VIZIO Settles with FTC and New Jersey over Data Tracking Practices
VIZIO has settled a case with the FTC and State of New Jersey for $2.2 million, which alleged that the data tracking of smart TVs, which occurred without viewer’s informed consent was “unfair and deceptive” in violation of the FTC Act and New Jersey consumer protection laws. VIZIO to Pay $2.2 Million to FTCRead More