Category: Privacy

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Biometric Privacy Lawsuits Are on the Rise

February 22, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Along with the increasing trend of employers using an employee’s biometrics to secure data, employers are facing more lawsuits as a result of running afoul of state laws imposing restrictions, and penalties, relating to their employees’ rights to biometric privacy. […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

House rejects privacy limits in voting to reauthorize new warrantless surveillance law

January 12, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

The U.S. House of Representatives rejected privacy limits on Thursday when it approved a six-year extension of the law that permits warrantless surveillance of foreign targets that can also sweep up Americans’ communications. The bill reauthorizing Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Keep Your Business Fraud-Free With These 3 Steps

December 5, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

Much to the chagrin of honest entrepreneurs and consumers, fraud and identity theft have been booming as of late. A study by Javelin Strategy & Research indicates fraud incidents rose by 16 percent in 2016, with losses increasing by about $700 million […]


Domain Name Thieves and How to Stop Them

September 7, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

It was nearly two decades ago when the world-famous star Madonna won the case against a cyber-squatter who maliciously used her trademark when putting up a porn site. At the time, was full of content that was inappropriate even […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Nevada senate approves Internet privacy bill

May 31, 2017

Via: Jurist

The Nevada Senate on Monday approved a bill requiring Internet providers to disclose what types of personal information they collect from users. Senate Bill 538 is sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Aaron Ford and Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson. According to […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Microsoft’s Legal Team Adds New Role: Privacy Lawyer

May 5, 2017

Via: FindLaw

As hackers continue to attack companies everywhere, Microsoft has appointed a privacy lawyer to lead the company in the battle against cybercrime. Julie Brill, a former Federal Trade Commissioner, will oversee privacy and regulatory affairs for the company. She will […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Rollback of FCC privacy requirements could have broad repercussions

April 12, 2017

Via: Info World

Last week’s roll-back of FCC privacy regulations was good news for ISPs and marketers and bad news for privacy advocates. But the decision could also have an impact on enterprise cybersecurity, experts say. The FCC privacy rules repeal does not […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Why we need to encrypt everything

April 11, 2017

Via: Info World

If you’ve been paying attention lately, you’ve likely noticed that more of your everyday websites are going HTTPS by default: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and even your favorite search engine. This is a good development. For years, critics have derided default, […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Politicians’ web browsing history targeted after privacy vote

April 5, 2017

Via: Info World

Two GoFundMe campaigns have raised more than $290,000 in an effort to buy the web browsing histories of U.S. politicians after Congress voted to allow broadband providers to sell customers’ personal information without their permission. It’s unclear if those efforts […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Want privacy? Congress says you’ll have to pay for it

April 4, 2017

Via: Info World

When Congress voted down broadband privacy regulations this week, it threw data security under the bus as well. Internet users who want to protect their data can expect to pay a “privacy tax” as a result. The House voted 215-205 to […]