The Emergence of a New Asset Class (October 5, 2012)
As part of its Rethinking Personal Data initiative, the World Economic Forum has created the report “Personal Data: The Emergence of New Asset Class,” in collaboration with Bain & Company, Inc.The report explores the current status of the "personal data ecosystem" and discusses the challenges, opportunities and potential of a data-driven economy.
Analyzing FTC v. Wyndham (October 5, 2012)Inside 1 to 1: PRIVACY
talked to Morrison & Foerster’s D. Reed Freeman, CIPP/US, an active IAPP member and editor of the Privacy Tracker, regarding Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation
—specifically, the Count II “unfairness” claim—and Wyndham’s motion to dismiss.
Text “STOP” to prevent unwanted lawsuits (October 1, 2012)
In March of this year, Taco Bell Corp. joined the ranks of companies that have been sued under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), not for sending an unsolicited text message to a consumer in the first instance but for sending a confirmatory message when a consumer chose to opt out of receiving future messages. Recently, the federal district court in Ibey v. Taco Bell Corp.
, 12-cv-0583 (HVG) (S.D. Cal. June 18, 2012), concluded “that the TCPA does not impose liability for a single, confirmatory text message.”