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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
11
Oct
AT&T Sued By EEOC In Puerto Rico Disability Discrimination Lawsuit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
10
Oct
Your Social Media Policy May Need Revamping Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
10
Oct
SCO Can’t Claim Ownership of the UNIX Operating System McDermott Will & Emery
6
Oct
How Lawyers Use Social Media to Start Conversations that Attract New Clients Edge Legal Marketing
5
Oct
Third-Party Web Ads Confer Jurisdiction over Nonresident McDermott Will & Emery
5
Oct
Happy Cybersecurity Awareness Month Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
5
Oct
Legal Issues Surrounding Social Media Background Checks Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
5
Oct
Second Circuit Holds First Sale Doctrine Inapplicable to Foreign-Made Goods McDermott Will & Emery
3
Oct
NLRB Judge Rules that Employee’s Comments on Facebook Were Not Protected Greenberg Traurig, LLP
3
Oct
FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Mobile Medical Apps Barnes & Thornburg LLP
1
Oct
FTC Proposes Changes to Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule; Issues Ruling on First Mobile App Case Greenberg Traurig, LLP
30
Sep
Happy Birthday National Law Review! The National Law Review / The National Law Forum LLC
29
Sep
What’s in a Name? Protecting Your Start-Up Trademarks Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
29
Sep
Should Law Firm Marketing Include Google AdWords? Duo Consulting
28
Sep
Federal Circuit Unveils Model Order for E-Discovery in Patent Cases Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
28
Sep
Administrative Law Judge Finds Employer Unlawfully Discharged Employees Based on Facebook Posts McDermott Will & Emery
26
Sep
French Court Orders French Competition Authority to Disclose Antitrust Investigation Documents McDermott Will & Emery
23
Sep
State Attorneys General Not Leaping to Embrace HIPAA Enforcement Center for Public Integrity
22
Sep
12 Things You Can Do Now, To Improve Your Security Roland Schorr & Tower
22
Sep
Social Media in the Workplace: NLRB Offers Guidance for ALL Employers on Offensive Posts and Social Media Policies Much Shelist, P.C.

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