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Communications, Media, Internet and Privacy Law News

The legal industry and technology are intertwined. Technology presents many legal challenges to companies, lawyers, and legal professionals, due to cybersecurity demands, data breach concerns, and media regulations. The National Law Review features the latest news, litigation, stories, and coverage related to legislation in the industry, and the ever-evolving changes which arise because of how quickly technological changes are occurring today.

Regulations on Communications & Media: Including TCPA, GDPR and FCC

Media and communications news covered by the National Law Review includes FCC (Federal Communications Commission) enforcement actions, cybercrime and terrorism stories, TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act) violations, email communications, social media platforms and how to properly navigate them in a professional setting, telecommunications laws, and compliance issues and concerns. Staffing changes at the FCC, litigation and regulation changes, including the state of net neutrality, are covered by the legal experts who write for the National Law Review.

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

Legislation like the Telephone Consumer Protection and international regulations such as the EU’s  GDPR,  companies must take the time to update their privacy standards, and must understand the complexities of this area of law, in order to avoid legal repercussions when engaging with customers in the US and around the world. The National Law Review has legal experts who analyze litigation related to the TCPA as it impacts healthcare, debt collection, and other areas.  Additionally, many facets of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation; including notes on applicability, GDPR company compliance and definitions of GDPR terminology are analyzed by the legal experts at NLR.

Legal Communication Concerns across Industries

Because the internet and technology changes on what seems to be a daily basis, it can be difficult for companies to properly navigate these changes, concepts, and ensure they are complying with legislation in these areas. Some of the concepts businesses must be aware of in terms of cybersecurity and media that the National Law Review covers include domain name registrations, gTLDs (generic top-level domain names), international legislation in data and cybersecurity, HIPAA legislation, and data protection and cybersecurity laws. Additionally, with telemedicine taking a forefront in the field of healthcare, ransomware and data theft occurring daily, and continual security breaches occurring in the US and around the world, like the WannaCry Ransomware incident, companies must take proper measures in safeguarding their networks and servers to protect their clients’ personal information.

We report on these issues, concerns, and news stories regularly. In addition to regulations and legislation in the US, visitors can also read about international provisions and safeguards, including EU Safe Harbor and Privacy Shield, Canadian Anti-Spam laws, and other international protections, to avoid major data and cybersecurity breaches.

Date Title Organization
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Aug
Common Core Litigation: Magistrate Judge Recommends to Re-Open SDOH TCPA Case and Then Dismiss All Remaining Claims Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
7
Aug
Real Estate Industry Facing Threat of New TCPA Class Actions Foley & Lardner LLP
7
Aug
Utah to Test Blockchain Voting Through Mobile Apps Robinson & Cole LLP
7
Aug
Marks Rejected By Pennsylvania Federal Court: A Predictive Dialer Is Not Per Se An ATDS In The Third Circuit Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
7
Aug
Singapore Appoints Its First Ever Accountability Agent Under the CBPR System Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
7
Aug
District Court in the Fifth Circuit Holds that Predictive Dialers are Outside the Scope of the TCPA Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
7
Aug
Episode 5- A Deeper Look Into the World of Electric Vehicles [PODCAST] IMS ExpertServices
7
Aug
You Can be Anonymised But You Can't Hide K&L Gates
7
Aug
Connecticut Empowers DSS to Expand Medicaid Coverage of Telehealth Services Robinson & Cole LLP
7
Aug
Responding to Books and Records Demands in an Increasingly Digital World - 3 Key Tips Foley & Lardner LLP
6
Aug
NAD Recommends Improvement of Baby Monitor Performance Disclosures Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
6
Aug
Regulating Privacy on the Blockchain Starts With Understanding the Meaning of “Personal Data” Carlton Fields
6
Aug
FCC Opens the 2.5 GHz Band for 5G Wireless Services Mintz
6
Aug
New York Passes Landmark Cybersecurity Law Hinch Newman LLP
6
Aug
Utility Provider Settles Call Recording Lawsuit for $3.7 Million Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
6
Aug
Hamburg Data Protection Commission: Declaring a Data Emergency Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
6
Aug
Shot Across the Bow: “Parroting” TCPA Allegations From “Case to Case” May Be Subject to Sanctions Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
6
Aug
FCC Amends Its Caller ID Rules to Broaden their Scope and Effect Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
6
Aug
Hush — They’re Listening to Us Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
5
Aug
FCC Seeks to Close the Digital Divide with Its Proposed $20.4 Billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Mintz

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