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Category Archives: Consumer Protection

New Data Security Bill Seeks Uniformity in Protection of Consumers’ Personal Information

Last week, House lawmakers floated a bipartisan bill titled the Data Security and Breach Notification Act (the Bill). The Bill comes on the heels of legislation proposed by US President Barack Obama, which we recently discussed in a previous post. The Bill would require certain entities that collect and maintain consumers’ personal information to maintain …

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Online Behavioral Advertising: Industry Guides Require Real Time Notice When Data Are Collected or Used for Personalized Ads

WHAT’S COVERED? Online behavioral advertising (OBA) has become a very common tool for commercial websites. OBA can be defined as follows: the collection of data online from a particular computer or device regarding web viewing behaviors over time and across Web sites for the purpose of using such data to predict preferences or interests and to deliver …

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