FTC Updates COPPA Compliance Plan for Business

The Federal Trade Commission has updated its Compliance Plan guidance under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) to address: New business models. As technologies evolve, companies have new ways of collecting data, some of which may affect your obligations under COPPA. Just one example: voice-activated devices that collect personal information. If your clients change how…

Idaho’s Indentured Servants

The state of Idaho is in the news and it is not about: the crazy Smurf-blue football field at Boise State that helps the school yield $750,000 a year in licensing revenue: Boise ranking 2nd in Forbes’ Best Places to Raise a Family; 2nd in Fast Company’s Top Cities for Millennial Entrepreneurs; #6 in Livability’s…

DNC Donors Bring Privacy Lawsuit Against Trump Campaign Based on Alleged Collusion

The Russian 2016 election hacking story has taken a new turn.  Three victims of the Wikileaks dump of DNC files have filed a lawsuit against the Donald Trump for President campaign and campaign advisor Roger Stone who has admitted to having a “back channel” to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.  The Complaint opens up yet another…