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The Advertising Law Blog provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. This blog is sponsored by the Advertising, Marketing & Promotions group at Olshan. The practice is geared to servicing the needs of the advertising, promotional marketing, and digital industries with a commitment to providing personal, efficient and effective legal service.

Showing 7 posts in Data Protection.

The Snowden Effect: The Safe Harbor Is Not So Safe Any More

In a landmark decision issued on October 6, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor for the transfer of personal data to be invalid. Read More ›

The FTC’s “Data Brokers: A Call for Transparency and Accountability”

The new FTC report “Data Brokers: A Call for Transparency and Accountability” proposes specific legislation as well as best practices. Read More ›

EU Right to Be Forgotten Decision May Impact US Data Processing Activities

Online businesses that interact with the EU need to carefully examine their practice to be sure that they are either not triggering EU Data Protection requirements or are in compliance therewith. Read More ›

FTC and UK Head Sign MOU Signaling Cross Border Privacy Enforcement

The FTC and the Information Commissioner’s Office of the United Kingdom (UK) entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) intended to promote increased cooperation and communication between the two agencies to protect consumer privacy. Read More ›

Jonathan Ezor Discusses Big Data Challenges

In the wake of OfficeMax’s and Bank of America’s recent mishandling of consumer data, Law360 published an article about the pitfalls of big data. Read More ›

EU Calls for US to Restore Privacy Trust But Maintains Safe Harbor

On November 27th, 2013, the European Commission announced that it would not suspend the safe harbor agreement between the EU and the United States that has allowed cross-border personal data transfers between the two jurisdictions since 2000. Read More ›