Jun 122019
 June 12, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Telecompaper reports: Spain’s football league (La Liga) has been fined a total of EUR 250,000 by the country’s data protection agency (AEPD) for using a mobile app to remotely activate smartphone microphones, reports local daily El Diario. The league last year admitted that its highly popular official app, which is [Read More…]

Jun 122019
 June 12, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Laws, U.S.

Will R. Daugherty and Caroline B. Brackeen of BakerHostetler write: Texas is one of the many states that looked to be following in the footsteps of California’s enactment of a broad consumer privacy law (the California Consumer Privacy Act), which has far-ranging implications for businesses and consumers. Two comprehensive data [Read More…]

Jun 102019
 June 10, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News

June 10, 2019 Cyberstalker Sentenced Man Relentlessly Harassed Law School Interviewer A Delaware attorney who interviewed prospective students for his alma mater law school became the victim of a relentless campaign of online harassment—and in-person intimidation—by a prospective student who did not get in to the school. But thanks to [Read More…]

Jun 062019
 June 6, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools

Mark Walsh reports: The U.S. Department of Education has found that Success Academy Charter Schools violated the federal student privacy law by disclosing personally identifiable information from the education records of a student in a controversy over the charter network’s suspension practices. The department’s Student Privacy Policy Office wrote to [Read More…]