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The influence of influencers on social media is a modern day phenomenon that marketers harness to develop more organic and grassroots connections with consumers, and influencers are able to monetize those connections. It is a symbiotic relationship, though one that is not necessarily clear to consumers.

When an influencer gets something of value to promote

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

FTC Amends GLBA Safeguards Rule to Impose Significant New Privacy Obligations on Financial Institutions – Consumer Privacy World

Killware: The New Cyber

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) released a final rule amending the Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information (commonly referred to as the “Safeguards Rule”) promulgated under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”). The final Safeguards Rule, approved by the FTC Commissioners along party lines, will require financial institutions to make significant changes in their information

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

Federal Court Partially Grants FTC Summary Judgment on Claims Brought Against MyLife for Alleged Privacy Violations, Awards Statutory Injunction and $34 Million

This month, CPW’s Kyle Fath, Kristin Bryan, Christina Lamoureux & Elizabeth Helpling explained how data privacy and cybersecurity were Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) priorities.  As they wrote, there were “three key areas of interest to consumer privacy that are now in the FTC’s spotlight, as well as their relation to state privacy legislation

Although class actions are a frequently utilized vehicle for individuals seeking to vindicate their privacy rights, companies can also run the risk of an enforcement action brought by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) (pursuant to the FTC’s authority under Section 5 of the FTC Act).  One recent example of the FTC’s exercise of this authority

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

EU Proposed Regulatory Regime for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Could Set Global Standard – Consumer Privacy World

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity FTC Priorities

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has made it clear: data privacy and cybersecurity are now a priority, and will be for years to come. In the wake of PrivacyCon 2021, the FTC’s sixth annual privacy, cybersecurity and consumer protection summit, held this summer, the FTC finally took official and sweeping action on privacy and

9:21 am-Meyer concludes remarks.  First sessions of PrivacyCon 2021 kicks off on FTC website at 9:30.  You can check it out here!

9:20 am-Meyer-Need more than lawyers to solve privacy issues.  Problems cannot be solved through legal action alone.  FTC is broadening team to address these issues going forward and take a “new approach” to

Tomorrow, the FTC will host its sixth annual PrivacyCon on July 27, 2021 (remember CPW’s coverage of it last year?).  PrivacyCon 2021 will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders, including researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and government regulators, to discuss the latest research and trends related to consumer privacy and data