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Personal Information and Privacy Protection Act – New Jersey State

Personal Information and Privacy Protection Act - New Jersey State On September 15, 2016, the New Jersey Senate unanimously approved a bill that restricts the collection and use of personal information by retailers for certain purposes.  The bill is known as the “Personal Information and Privacy Protection Act.”  [https://legiscan.com/NJ/text/S1913/id/1419389/New_Jersey-2016-S1913-Amended.html]   The law provides that a retailer…
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The Three Biggest Privacy Challenges Affecting Technology, eCommerce and Startup Companies Today

The biggest privacy challenges affecting businesses today are regulatory scrutiny from government agencies, media coverage with unintended consequences, and privacy risks that are discovered during corporate transactions. Rapidly growing eCommerce and technology companies typically focus on creating viable products and services, adapting business models and responding to challenges, and using data in new ways to…
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Safeway to Pay $9.87 Million Settlement Over Alleged Privacy and Environmental Violations

On December 31, 2014, the second-largest U.S. grocery chain, Safeway, was ordered to pay a $9.87 million penalty as a part of a settlement with California prosecutors related to the improper dumping of hazardous waste, and the improper disposal of confidential pharmacy records containing protected health information in violation of California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information…
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OlenderFeldman Interviewed By Fox News Regarding Cellphone Privacy

Cellphone companies are now using “perma-cookies” to track mobile browsing despite consumer’s do not track” requests, which permits advertisers to identify users for targeted behavioral advertising and has concerning implications for users’ privacy. OlenderFeldman Privacy Lawyer Aaron Messing Interviewed By Fox News was interviewed by Fox News regarding how cellphone companies are using various methods to track…
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