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Category: Privacy


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

California’s New Privacy Regulator Invites You to Comment

September 23, 2021

Via: National Law Review

As you may recall, the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) established a new state privacy regulatory agency, the California Privacy Protection Agency Board (“CPPA Board”), and the CPRA vests certain rulemaking authority (along with enforcement authority) to the CPAA Board. […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

USA Patriot Act

September 22, 2021

Via: Investopedia

What Is the USA Patriot Act? The USA Patriot Act is a law passed shortly after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States that gave law enforcement agencies broad powers to investigate, indict, and bring terrorists to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Cybersecurity Law: A Growing Specialization for Lawyers

September 21, 2021

Via: National Law Review

Over the last few years dating back to the events of 9/11, cybersecurity law has grown in demand due to an increased number of threats. It’s no surprise that the pandemic has heightened security attacks with business being conducted almost […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Northern District of California Dismisses Derivative Lawsuit Alleging Online Child Privacy Law Violations

September 21, 2021

Via: National Law Review

The acronym “ESG” is shorthand for environmental, social, and governance concerns. In recent years, companies have used “ESG” to refer to initiatives involving climate change, responding to racial injustice, and supporting workers’ rights. The “S” in ESG can be a […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Federal Court Holds that Cloud Service Provider is Subject to CMIA

August 25, 2021

Via: LexBlog

On August 12, 2021, the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina issued an opinion denying in part and granting in part a motion by Blackbaud to dismiss seven statutory claims brought by plaintiffs in a multidistrict […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

The Best Password Managers to Tighten Your Security

August 12, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

Password security is an issue that has plagued the internet for decades now, and that does not appear to be changing anytime soon. With many companies now requiring two-factor authentication and lengthy combinations of words, numbers, and symbols to sign […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Passport Backlog Is Creating Another Headache: Scammers

July 29, 2021

Via: FindLaw

Scammers, monsters that they are, have found a new way to exploit people made vulnerable by the coronavirus pandemic. You may have heard that getting travel passports is difficult right now. So have the scammers. The pandemic has created bottled-up […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Synthetic Data May Be The Solution to AI Privacy Concerns

July 27, 2021

Via: National Law Review

AI is hungry for data. Training and testing the machine-learning tools to perform desired tasks consumes huge lakes of data. More data often means better AI. Yet gathering this data, especially data concerning people’s behavior and transactions, can be risky. […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Dark Patterns Come to Light in California Data Privacy Laws

July 2, 2021

Via: National Law Review

Imagine this scenario: You are navigating through a website or watching an in-app ad, when suddenly you are redirected to a subscription page, even though you have no interest in the product being marketed to you. Later on, you come […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Cloud security is still a work in progress

June 25, 2021

Via: Info World

As a cloud architect, I am amazed that cloud security is still so hard. We’ve had identity access management (IAM) for more than a decade. Now we have deep encryption services, key management, and most recently, zero trust and secure […]