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Privacy Impact Assessment (APIA) System

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FCC Petitions Tracker

Kelley Drye’s Communications Practice Group presents this comprehensive tracker of active Telephone Consumer Protection Act petitions before the Federal Communications Commission. (Updated monthly)Read Now... Read More

The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Guide

Table of Contents   What is the GLBA? How does the GLBA relate to privacy? Who must follow the GLBA? Who enforces the GLBA? What is the Financial Privacy Rule? What is the Safeguards Rule? What is pretexting and what are pretexting provisions? What is the difference between a customer and a consumer? What are the privacy notice requirements for customers? What is nonpublic personal information? Who is a nonaffiliated third party? Are model privacy forms available? G... Read More

NSW Privacy Governance Framework

The Privacy Commissioner of New South Wales, Australia, created this online privacy tool to help NSW Departments and Agencies manage personal information and comply with state privacy laws.Access Tool... Read More

Cybersecurity Bills Comparison Chart

In January 2015, President Obama announced new legislation aimed at enhancing cybersecurity by authorizing information sharing between private and government entities, as well as among private entities. The latest proposal modernizes a previous White House proposal, and contains many of the same elements as the highly contentious Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) and Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA). With seemingly overlapping language, it can be difficult to tel... Read More

FCC Order Re: Cargo Airline Association

This order published March 27, 2014, responds to a request by Cargo Airline Association clarifying the rules that package delivery companies must follow when using text messages to inform wireless consumers about packages. Read Now (PDF 125K... Read More

FCC Declaratory Ruling Re: GroupMe Petition

This FCC ruling published March 27, 2014, responds to a request made by GroupMe, Inc./Skype Communications S.A.R.L, and clarifies the rules surrounding the use of text messages by text-based social networks to confirm consumers’ interest in participation. Read Now (PDF 122K)... Read More

FCC Declaratory Ruling on TCPA for Debt Collection

This FCC ruling laid the foundation for organizations to use auto-dialers to call wireless numbers for debt collection purposes if the number was provided by the consumer. Published January 4, 2008, it addresses a petition from trade group ACA International.Read Now (PDF 1.6M)... Read More