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Biography for Paul Gluckman

Paul Gluckman, Executive Senior Editor, is a 30-year Warren Communications News veteran having joined the company in May 1989 to launch its Audio Week publication. In his long career, Paul has chronicled the rise and fall of physical entertainment media like the CD, DVD and Blu-ray and the advent of ATSC 3.0 broadcast technology from its rudimentary standardization roots to its anticipated 2020 commercial launch.

Recent Articles by Paul Gluckman

Amazon Denies Violating Illinois’ Biometric Privacy Act

Amazon and Amazon Web Services “expressly deny” they violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by using the company’s Rekognition facial-imaging technology to monitor employees in Amazon fulfillment centers, said the companies in a notice of removal Wednesday (docket 1:22-cv-05159) in U.S. District Court in Chicago. Amazon and AWS “intend to defend this matter vigorously,” they said.Read More >>

Samsung Was ‘Reckless and Negligent’ in Enabling Data Breach: Suit

The data breach that Samsung disclosed publicly Sept. 2 exposed consumers’ “personally identifiable information” (PII) to harm because the company “intentionally, willfully, recklessly, or negligently” failed to take “adequate and reasonable measures to ensure its data systems were protected against unauthorized intrusions,” alleged a class-action complaint Monday (in docket 1:22-cv-07974) in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.Read More >>

Judge Sets Oct. 17 Paperwork Deadline in SEC-AT&T Legal Fight

The SEC and AT&T face an Oct. 17 court deadline for submitting a proposed schedule through the start of trial in their 18-month legal fight, including an estimate about how long a trial would last, said an order (docket 1:21-cv-01951) signed by U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer. The judge, in a Sept. 8 opinion, denied the parties’ cross motions for summary judgment in the case, in which the SEC sued AT&T for violations of the commission’s fair disclosure regulation (Reg FD).Read More >>

Pandemic ‘Pulled Forward’ E-Commerce Investments ‘by a Decade’: Visa

The “massive acceleration” of digital commerce “infrastructure” around the world was “one of the most important things that happened during the pandemic,” Visa President Ryan McInerney told an Autonomous Research investment conference Thursday. He also said consumer spending, from Visa’s perspective, remains stable in most of the world, despite record-high inflation, waning consumer confidence and geopolitical tensions from the war in Ukraine.Read More >>

USTR’s Section 301 Remand Response ‘Flunks the Court’s Test’: Plaintiffs

The U.S. Court of International Trade in its April 1 remand order gave the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative “one final opportunity” to cure its Administrative Procedure Act violations and "flesh out" the reasons why it rejected the 9,000+ comments it received in the Lists 3 and 4A Section 301 tariff rulemakings, without devising “new rationales for dismissing them,” said Akin Gump lawyers for lead Section 301 plaintiffs HMTX Industries and Jasco Products, in comments in docket 1:21-cv-52 on USTR’s Aug. 1 remand determination. “USTR’s response to that directive flunks the Court’s test,” they said.Read More >>