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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
16
Jan
Protecting Your Company from the Latest Threat --- Class Actions Under the California 'Shine the Light' Law Greenberg Traurig, LLP
14
Jan
Google Invests $100 Million in Oregon Wind Farm Williams Kastner
13
Jan
Securing Ownership of Your Company’s Digital Property Barnes & Thornburg LLP
13
Jan
New Generic Top-Level Domain Names Available Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
12
Jan
Google Search Coming To Your World Furia Rubel Communications, Inc.
12
Jan
Will Facebook Become a Key Player in U.S. Online Gaming? Ifrah Law
11
Jan
The Nine Billion Names of the Web [1]: More Internet Domain Names Coming Schiff Hardin LLP
9
Jan
Is Your IT Team Still Holding Your Website Hostage? Duo Consulting
8
Jan
Amazon’s ‘One-Click’ Patent Still Alive in Canada McDermott Will & Emery
7
Jan
CMS Issues HIPAA Standard for Electronic Funds Transfers von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
7
Jan
Insurance for 50 Years? Check Cell Tower Leases. Varnum LLP
5
Jan
Five New Year’s Resolutions for Enterprise Marketers Duo Consulting
3
Jan
Cost-Shifting for Use of an Electronic Document Database Trumped by Parties’ Agreement to Share Costs McDermott Will & Emery
3
Jan
Protests Mount Against Proposed Law That Would Cripple the Internet Ifrah Law
3
Jan
‘Super PACs’ Spend $13 Million on Early Primaries, Romney Top Beneficiary Center for Public Integrity
3
Jan
DOJ's Reversal on the Wire Act - What It Means for Internet Gaming Greenberg Traurig, LLP
1
Jan
Status Update: Fired - Social media is a great way to market a company. It is also a great way to get fired from one. Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
1
Jan
Cell Tower Leases – What Does Your Bank Say? Varnum LLP
1
Jan
Do Your Social Media Accounts Belong To Your Business? Why Worry, When There Are Safeguards You Can Take Now Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
30
Dec
Health Care Entities Using Social Media: Guidance from the Division of Quality Assurance von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

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