Apr 152019
 
 April 15, 2019  Posted by  Business, Court, Featured News, Non-U.S., Online

Canadian privacy lawyer David T. S. Fraser of McInnesCooper tweeted a sample of lawsuits some Canadians are receiving. You may have already received one — or maybe you will receive one soon, so take note: A #torrent of lawsuits are descending on Canadians accused of online file sharing. If you [Read More…]

Apr 152019
 
 April 15, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News

I’ve already tweeted my congratulations to Jay Edelson and the entire plaintiff’s team involved in this case, but I’ll repeat it here: congratulations!  It’s nice when the good guys win one. Jon Reid reports: A federal jury has ordered a multi-level marketing company to pay $925 million for making nearly [Read More…]

Apr 132019
 
 April 13, 2019  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Misc

Catherine Muyl and Marion Cavalier of Foley Hoag write: It has been rough weather for Google in France. Three weeks after the French ‎Data Protection Authority imposed a record fine against Google for non-compliance with the GDPR, the Paris District Court (“Tribunal de Grande Instance”) invalidated 38 clauses of Google’s [Read More…]