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Privacy California Class-Action Lawsuit Accuses TikTok of Illegally Harvesting Data and Sending It to China

neglected their duty to handle user data with care and knowingly violated a slew of statutes governing data gathering and the right to privacy. Hong is seeking punitive damages and injunctions on...

Privacy Attorney from Prominent Chicago Law Firm Joins UCG as Chief Legal Officer

Korer practiced law at an AM Law 100 law firm as a member of the corporate department where he represented public and private companies, nationally and internationally, in a variety of corporate ...

Privacy Lawsuits allege Amazon Web Services illegally stored biometric data obtained by customers

accusing it of violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. The use of biometric identification, such as fingerprint, facial and retina scans, has become more common in the workplace,...

Privacy QFC legal team recognised at Qatar Business Law Forum and Awards 2019

With over 200 leading lawyers in attendance, the 2019 Qatar Business Law Forum and Awards ceremony was attended by in-house counsel and private practice practitioners. The QFC Legal team’s award...

Privacy Labor Law: Can you legally deck the workplace halls?

Private-sector employers are not subject to the Establishment Clause ... so employers can look to the EEOC’s own guidance to determine how to inadvertently avoid violating the law. According to the...

Privacy Private Trust Deed: How to safeguard document's legality against contingencies

Their popularity can be discerned from the fact that it is easy to set up and is flexible to adapt to changing laws and circumstances. Trusts may also be the only mechanism which does not attract ...

Privacy Google’s Totally Creepy, Totally Legal Health-Data Harvesting

Immediately, users voiced concerns about Google combining fitness data with the sizable cache of information Google keeps on its users. But whether or not the deal goes through, its very existence ...

Privacy Biased media to face legal action for violating election law

The Elections Commission (EC) would seriously consider taking legal action against a number of leading state and private electronic and print media institutions after the Presidential poll for ...

Privacy ASK A COP — Unattended car on private property legal

Is it permissible in Texas to leave a vehicle unattended on my private property? If I don’t have a remote starter on my vehicle but my vehicle is on my driveway, is this allowed by state law as...

Privacy Donald Trump's Latest Judge Nominee Steven Menashi Boasted About Violating Privacy Laws as Betsy DeVos' Legal Counsel: Report

A judicial nominee who faces a Senate confirmation vote on Thursday allegedly boasted about breaking privacy laws while working as a legal council to Betsy DeVos' Department of Education. The New...

Privacy Capitol legal team says: Garcia’s remark did not violate law

CEBU, Philippines — The legal team of the Province of Cebu said the governor did not violate any law, when she raised her concerns about how the road clearing ... clear public roads of obstructions...

Privacy Legally blind man denied what he needed to write exam files human rights complaint

He's filed a complaint to the Ontario Human Rights Commission ... In an emailed statement to CBC News, the institute said it cannot comment on individual cases to protect candidates' privacy. "We...

Privacy French privacy regulator finds facial recognition gates in schools illegal

The intention to use facial recognition integrated in biometric gates at two high schools in France was heavily criticized and opposed by digital rights groups, parents and teachers’ unions, writes...

Privacy Revealed: The fearsome data targeting machine that will power Labour's next election campaign – and why it might be illegal

Labour could be breaching privacy laws by using a "data broker" to profile British voters in order to target them with social media adverts, leaked documents reveal. Internal instruction manuals...

Privacy Alexa, where are the legal limits on what Amazon can do with my health data?

We have been careful about data, commercialisation, privacy and liability, and we have spent months working with knowledgeable colleagues to get it right,” NHS Digital claimed in July. In another ...

Privacy Charlotte County, Sarasota County deputies accused of illegally sharing private gun owner info

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A gun owner's rights advocacy group accused the Charlotte County and Sarasota County Sheriff's Offices of illegally sharing private gun owner information with other law ...

Privacy Former Solicitor Accused of Illegally Accessing Computer Network for Private Clients

Georgia law prohibits full-time employees of county solicitors general from engaging in the private practice of law. Part-time solicitors are allowed to have private law practices, but they may not...

Privacy Little Rock housing authority kept mum on then-exec's leave; vote held in private raises legal issue

"There's no such thing as a private vote," said Robert Steinbuch, a professor at the W.H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and co-author of the Arkansas Freedom of ...

Privacy Street checks are illegal, concludes independent legal review

They say street checks are not authorized under the Nova Scotia Police Act, and they also put an individual's privacy rights in question. Their review says under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,...

Privacy Bitcoin’s Irreversibility Challenges Int’l Private Law: Legal Scholar

A German law professor has argued that permissionless networks such as Bitcoin pose the greatest challenge when it comes to applying private law to the blockchain. Professor Matthias Lehmann has ...