Tag Archives: Department of Commerce (DOC)

Department of Commerce Privacy Comment Request

This post was also written by Christopher G. Cwalina, Amy S. Mushahwar and Nick Tyler. As an update to our February 23, 2012 blog regarding the Department of Commerce issuing its long-awaited consumer privacy white paper, “Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World”, the Department of Commerce will be accepting comments regarding the white paper. Comments will … Continue Reading

US wades into debate on revision to EU Data Protection Directive

This post was also written by Nick Tyler.  The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has waded into the political debate with an Informal Note on the draft EU Data Protection Regulation as reported by Statewatch. In addition, Digital Civil Rights in Europe has reported that the U.S. Department of Commerce engaged in significant lobbying of the European … Continue Reading

Privacy: A Washington Tale of Two Reports

This post was also written by Chris Cwalina and Amy Mushahwar. We’ve been busy here in Washington with two seminal privacy reports released within a span of two weeks.  At Reed Smith, our interdisciplinary team of former government officials, former in-house attorneys, class action litigators and engineers (in the US and internationally) are reviewing the releases … Continue Reading