Tag Archives: Websites

Even in Social Media Age, Web Presence Without Specific Showing of Customer Interaction is Not Enough for Personal Jurisdiction

Ask any 1L – personal jurisdiction has always been a tricky issue. But in the internet era, even courts have grappled with how to determine whether an online presence is sufficient to establish personal jurisdiction over a party.   Recently, the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled that an internet presence consisting of a website as well … Continue Reading

Does SB 568, California’s New ‘Eraser Button’ law, apply to you?

This post was also written by Joshua B. Marker and Paul Cho. One of the bills we have been following since May has recently cleared the governor’s desk and been signed into law. SB 568, now popularly known as the “Eraser Button” law, adds two significant, privacy-related requirements for operators of websites, online services, and mobile apps … Continue Reading

UK ICO to assess website privacy policies as part of a global sweep

The UK’s data protection watchdog, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), joins the global initiative for improving website privacy policies organised by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN). Nineteen data protection authorities from around the globe will assess and report on the standards of privacy policies used by websites based in their jurisdictions. In the related Blog … Continue Reading
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