Category: Privacy

Leveling the Playing Field: Mobile Location Analytics

As brick-and-mortar retailers face increasing challenges to compete with their online counterparts, a new tool is helping to level the playing field: mobile location analytics. Traditionally, online retailers have had an advantage over brick-and-mortar stores from the voluminous data that could be gathered while customers perused the retailer’s website....
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Video Interview: Discussing Mobile Payments and Data Security with LXBN TV

Following up on a recent post on mobile payments , I had the opportunity to discuss the growing adoption of Apple Pay, Google Wallet and mobile payments with Colin O'Keefe of LXBN.  In the interview, I explain why the adoption of these technologies may soon explode.  I also talk...
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The Future of Retail Checkout

We’ve recently reported on a number of technological innovations which have changed the way consumers shop, including interactive “shoppable windows” which bridge the gap between online shopping and bricks-and-mortar retail, and new shopping technologies which integrate the shopping experience into the consumer’s lifestyle, allowing customers to scan a quick-response...
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New Laws Prohibit Employers from Requiring Access to Applicants’ Private Information

Most job applicants maintain one, if not several, social media accounts. Many employers now routinely review available social media resources when making employment decisions. This trend, together with cautions and advice, is the subject of previous blog entries . Today's topic is a little different. New Jersey recently became...
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Doing Business with Children: Compliance with the Amended COPPA Rule

As of July 1, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission’s regulations implementing the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (“COPPA”) were amended to address changes in the way children use and access the Internet, including through mobile devices and social networking. Originally enacted in 1998, COPPA applies to operators of...
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