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Volume XI, Number 211

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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.

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Jul
Medicare Proposes New Changes for Telehealth Services in 2022 Foley & Lardner LLP
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Jul
FCC's Enforcement Bureau Requests Information on The Status of Private-Led Traceback Efforts of Suspected Unlawful Robocalls Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
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Jul
Information Blocking and HIPAA’s Right to Access: Compliance Burdens for Healthcare Providers Jackson Lewis P.C.
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Jul
Session Replay Software Litigation: The Hot Data Privacy Litigation Trend Already Reaching The End of the Line Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
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Jul
House of Reps, TSA Tackle Cybersecurity in the Energy Industry Pierce Atwood LLP
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Jul
Strategic Partnerships Advance Music and Gaming Synergy Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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Jul
Court’s Dismissal of Data Breach Litigation Reiterates Importance of Strategic, Informed Decisions Early on Regarding Choice of Law and Nuances Among State Laws Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
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Jul
Connecticut Enacts New Cybersecurity Safe Harbor Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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Jul
Second Security Directive Issued by TSA to Pipeline Operators Robinson & Cole LLP
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Jul
FBI Issues Cyber Attack Alert Against Tokyo Olympics Service Providers Robinson & Cole LLP
22
Jul
Wisk Partners with NASA to Develop Standards for Urban Air Mobility Robinson & Cole LLP
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Jul
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Failed to Adequately Secure and Protect Traveler Data Robinson & Cole LLP
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Jul
Filters Fast LLC Fails to Obtain Dismissal of Plaintiffs’ Proposed Class Action Robinson & Cole LLP
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Jul
Punctuation Pitfalls: Commas and Periods Kill Patents Finnegan
22
Jul
ESG Remains a Priority: SEC Asset Management Advisory Committee Adopts ESG Disclosure Recommendations Katten
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Jul
Privacy Tip #293 – Location, Location, Location-Based Services Robinson & Cole LLP
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Jul
Iced Out: Use of Ice Cube’s Image and Catchphrase Was Not Endorsement Finnegan
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Jul
New Jersey Orders DeFi Platform to Cease Offering Interest-Bearing Crypto Accounts Hunton Andrews Kurth
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Jul
New York Medicaid Still Holding Onto Pandemic-Era Telehealth Expansions Even After COVID-19 Waivers Disappear Proskauer Rose LLP
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Jul
Another Data Privacy Law? Colorado Enacts the Colorado Privacy Act Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

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