Sep 152016

Viacom, Mattel, Hasbro, And JumpStart Violated Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act By Allowing Illegal Third-Party Tracking Technology At Websites For Barbie, Nick Jr., My Little Pony, American Girl, Hot Wheels, And Dozens Of Others  Companies Agree To Pay Penalties Totaling $835,000, Adopt Comprehensive Reforms To Protect Children From Improper Tracking [Read More…]

Sep 142016

Justin Huggler reports: A woman in Austria is suing her parents to force them to remove childhood pictures of her from Facebook, in the first case of its kind in the country. The 18-year-old woman, who has not been named under Austrian privacy laws, said the pictures were embarrassing and a violation of her [Read More…]

Sep 092016

Kate King reports: A New Jersey appellate court Friday reversed the 2012 conviction of a former Rutgers University student convicted of invasion of privacy and bias intimidation against his roommate, who later committed suicide. The appellate court’s opinion reversed the conviction of Dharun Ravi based on the fact that the jury’s decision to [Read More…]