Privacy Library

Federal Laws and Regulations

Electronic Communications
47 C.F.R. §§ 1.20000 to 1.20008
Electronic Communications Privacy Act
Codified at 15 U.S.C. §§ 7701 - 7713
CAN-SPAM Act Regulations


CFIUS Reform Enacted: Immediate Impact and Extended Uncertainty (8/15/2018)

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Location Information Is Protected by the Fourth Amendment (6/25/2018)

Don’t Forget to Hit “Delete”: FTC Blog Post Clarifies COPPA Information Deletion Requirement (6/19/2018)

The CLOUD Act: What new legislation overhauling U.S. laws for obtaining data means for businesses in Asia (5/21/2018)

MoFocus: Our Insights into the Risk + Crisis Landscape Volume 2, Issue 1 (5/3/2018)

CLOUD Act: New Legislation Will Overhaul U.S. Laws for Obtaining Data Stored Overseas (3/26/2018)

The Dark Web—the Next Frontier in Data Breach Standing Analysis Amid a Deepening Circuit Split (3/19/2018)

A ‘global game of whack-a-mole’: Overseas data rules are stuck in the 19th century (3/5/2018)

SEC Publishes New Guidance on Cybersecurity Disclosures and Compliance Practices (2/22/2018)

Wrong changes to key intelligence program may put us at risk (12/20/2017)

Proposed CFIUS Overhaul Focuses on Cybersecurity and High-Tech Sectors (11/14/2017)

FTC Continues Campaign on Influencer Disclosures (11/1/2017)

Microsoft Claims Victory in Challenge to DOJ’s Practice of Seeking “Gag Orders” under the Stored Communications Act (10/31/2017)

So You’re Finally Compliant with the DFARS and NIST Requirements, But Are Your Subcontractors? (10/31/2017)

United States v. Microsoft: Supreme Court to Resolve Lower-Court Dispute Over U.S. Warrants Seeking Foreign-Stored User Data (10/17/2017)

MoFocus: Our Insights into the Risk + Crisis Landscape Volume 1, Issue 2 (10/12/2017)

FY 2018 Forecasts: Winds Shifting on Data Security, Industry Consolidation, and DOJ Enforcement Efforts (10/11/2017)

The Equifax breach proves it’s time to stop using Social Security numbers (10/5/2017)

Equifax Fallout: NYDFS Acts Again (9/27/2017)

Data privacy and transfers in cross-border investigations (9/14/2017)

New Report Highlights Gaps in Preparedness for Cybersecurity Risks to Critical Infrastructure, Calls for “Bold, Decisive Actions” (8/23/2017)

A Potential Shift In Enforcement Priorities For The FTC (7/1/2017)

Review of CAN-SPAM Rule Part of a Larger Plan (6/28/2017)

New York’s Highest Court Rebuffs Facebook’s Efforts to Protect the Rights of Its Users in Search Warrant Fight (5/22/2017)

Clashing With Second Circuit, Court Orders Google to Turn Over Foreign-Stored Data (5/1/2017)

Biometric Information as Personal Information—A Brave New World of Regulatory Compliance (4/4/2017)

Google Ordered to Comply with Warrant for Foreign-Stored User Data (2/13/2017)

FTC Report Reinforces the Rules for Cross-Device Tracking (1/30/2017)

The FCC ‘Opts-In’ to Consumer Privacy With New Rules for Internet Service Providers (Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet; 11/18/2016)

Enforcement of DAA Principles Will Track New Technologies (10/24/2016)

Federal Banking Agencies Signal Enhanced Cyber Standards (10/21/2016)

NTIA Announces New Multistakeholder Process for Internet of Things Security Issues (10/10/2016)

Second Circuit Rules that Emails Stored Outside of the United States May be Beyond the Government’s Reach (8/22/2016)

Life’s Not Fair: LabMD Loses Data Security Case on Appeal (8/16/2016)

First Circuit Issues Potentially Significant Ruling on Federal Video Privacy Statute’s Application to Mobile Apps (7/14/2016)

California Court of Appeal Finds AG’s Privacy Suit Over Fly Delta Mobile App Is Preempted (6/8/2016)

EEOC Issues Final Rules on Employee Wellness Programs (5/19/2016)

FTC Brings First Action Involving the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System (5/9/2016)

Detect, Disrupt, Deter: A Whole-of-Government Approach to National Security Cyber Threats (Harvard Security Journal; 2016)

Socially Aware: The Social Media Law Update; Volume 7, Issue 3 (4/28/2016)

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Dwolla consent order (E-Commerce Law Reports; April 2016)

FTC Guidance on Native Advertising (The Licensing Journal; March 2016)

HIPAA Enforcement: A Retrospective (IAPP The Privacy Advisor; 3/22/2016)

HIPAA and Health Care Apps: Is Your App Covered? (3/16/2016)

Is the CFPB the New Cop on the Data Security Beat? (Westlaw Journal, Computer & Internet; 3/11/2016)

Privacy Shield vs. Safe Harbor: A Different Name for an Improved Agreement? (3/3/2016)

FDA Embraces Internet of Things: New Draft Guidance on Postmarket Cybersecurity for Medical Devices (2/29/2016)

49 Million and Growing: Key Takeaways from the 2016 California Data Breach Report (2/23/2016)

From Safe to Schrems to Shield - and Other Alliterations: Shifting Grounds in the EU Privacy Landscape (2/8/2016)

Digital Privacy: Europeans Threaten To Halt Data To U.S. (Newsweek; 2/2/2016)

Socially Aware: The Social Media Law Update; Volume 7, Issue 1 (1/28/2016)

Big Data, Big Challenges: FTC Report Warns of Potential Discriminatory Effects of Big Data (1/22/2016)

A Warning from the FTC on Native Advertising (1/5/2016)

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