In this recent and timely article, firm attorneys Peter Guffin and Ariel Pardee discuss and analyze Maine’s new internet privacy law against the backdrop of the broader privacy landscape in the United States.
The law, which governs the use and disclosure of customer information by broadband internet access service providers (BIAS), is the first such state law since Congress repealed the FCC privacy rule in 2017. Peter and Ariel discuss the challenges to the constitutionality of the new Maine law, and address the many uncertainties as to how the law will be enforced.
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Pierce Atwood partner Peter J. Guffin is Chair of the firm’s Privacy and Data Security Practice Group, Visiting Professor of Practice at the University of Maine School of Law and co-director of the school’s Information Privacy Law Program, and a frequent author and speaker on the subject of privacy law, cybersecurity, governance, and compliance.
In addition to her transactional work for the firm’s Business Practice Group, firm associate Ariel Pardee works with the IP and Data Security teams in areas including cybersecurity, privacy, intellectual property, and technology transactions.