Backpage CEO Arrested, HQ Raided on California Warrant

Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer was arrested by Texas authorities on a California warrant upon arrival at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport on felony charges of pimping a minor, pimping, and conspiracy to commit pimping.  Authorities also raised Backpage’s  Dallas headquarters. The complaint lists five instances of minors (four who were under 16) allegedly paying to advertise…

Cal AG Harris is Promoting Greater Privacy Awareness Among Tech Sector With Privacy Guides

Cal AG Harris is Promoting Greater Privacy Awareness Among Tech Sector With Privacy Guides As California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ first term comes to a close, she has given online privacy a greater priority than any of her predecessors.  Among the steps she has taken during her first term are: Securing a deal with leading app…

CLBR Today – Robert Ellis Smith Addresses Mobile App Privacy

ROBERT ELLIS SMITH RETURNS TO CLBR TO DISCUSS PRIVACY AND MOBILE APPS With California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ enforcement action filed against Delta for its lack of privacy policy for its mobile app and the FTC indicating that it is investigating mobile compliance with children’s privacy protections, mobile privacy has become the hot domestic internet…

Privacy Enforcement: Cal AG Moves on Mobile Apps, MD Beefs Up Privacy Enforcement

California AG Makes Privacy Recommendation for Mobile Apps California Attorney General Kamala Harris released a report “Privacy on the Go: Recommendations for the Mobile Ecosystem,” urging mobile app developers to adopt fair privacy practices such as (i) avoiding collecting personally identifiable data not needed for app’s basic functionality, (ii) make the app’s privacy policy accessible…

Special Post Election CLBR

Who Won and Why With Pollster Michael O’Neil Michael J. O’Neil is President of O’Neil Associates, a national public opinion research firm based in Tempe, Arizona. O’Neil Associates has conducted more than 1,700 opinion research surveys in the last 35 years for entities including Fortune 100 companies, law firms, labor unions, hospitals, utilities, nonprofits, and…