Tag Archives: International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Peter Swire and Dominique Shelton Speaking at IAPP 2015 Privacy. Security. Risk. Conference

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Peter Swire and Dominique Shelton will be featured speakers at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) 2015 Privacy. Security. Risk. Conference, hosted by the IAPP Privacy Academy and CSA Congress. The conference will be held in Las Vegas on September 28-October 1, 2015. Leading innovators and practitioners in the field will be covering various topics relating to privacy and cloud security. On October 1, 1:15pm-2:15pm, Peter will be a featured speaker during the session "HIPAA Then and Now and the Valuable Insights of Monday Morning Quarterbacks." On September 30, [...] Read more

Peter Swire on the History of Bulk Metadata Collection

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Today, Peter Swire, Georgia Institute of Technology Scheller College of Business professor and senior counsel in Alston & Bird’s Privacy & Data Security Group, offers a historical primer on bulk data collection in this piece for the IAPP. Swire’s article follows two significant events in the past week potentially affecting the U.S. National Security Administration’s bulk collection of telephone metadata, a program revealed by Edward Snowden. On May 7, the Second Circuit issued a decision declaring the NSA’s program unlawful under Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act. Further, yesterday, [...] Read more

Privacy Partner Dominique Shelton Authors Privacy Advisor Article on Hulu VPPA Case

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Dominique Shelton, partner in Alston and Bird’s Privacy & Data Security practice and member of the Litigation and Trial Practice group, authored an article appearing on June 19 in International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) Privacy Advisor titled, “Court Denies Class-Action in Hulu Case, But There’s More.” In the article, Shelton discusses the Hulu consumer class-action case that has been ongoing since July 2011. Shelton points out that any company that hosts video content on its website or mobile app and includes a “Like” button [...] Read more

Jim Harvey Speaking at the 2014 IAPP Global Privacy Summit

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Jim Harvey, co-chair of the firm’s Privacy & Data Security practice and the Security Incident Management and Response Team, will participate as a presenter at the 2014 IAPP Global Privacy Summit, March 5-7. The IAPP Summit, one of the largest in the world, hosts privacy and security professionals to focus on a range of privacy-related topics. On Thursday, March 6 at 10:45am EST, Mr. Harvey will present with co-speaker Michael Bruemmer, Vice President of Experian Data Breach Resolution, on the topic “Cross-border Data Breach Response: The Next Frontier.” The presentation [...] Read more