Deceptive Trade Practice

Children’s Online Privacy Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating potential infringements of students’ online privacy due to remote learning measures enacted amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. The FTC reminds educators that, while education technology can fill a vital role in facilitating distance learning, many relevant services collect and use students’ personal information. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Google Children’s Privacy Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Google for violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), stemming from the operation of its Google Education platform and related products and services. COPPA restricts websites and online services’ data practices pertaining to children under the age of thirteen. The law requires that online services clearly […]

Data Breach

Medical Marijuana Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating a data breach affecting medicinal marijuana dispensaries and their customers across the country. Privacy researchers at VPNMentor discovered, in December 2019, a data breach in THSuite, an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for cannabis dispensaries. VPNMentor reports over 30,000 records with sensitive personal information were exposed in the […]