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Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Aug 29

    Inside an Epic Hotel Room Hacking Spree

    Inside an Epic Hotel Room Hacking Spree
    A global vulnerability in hotel keycard locks was a security disaster—and the opportunity of a lifetime for one burglar. The post Inside an Epic Hotel Room Hacking Spree appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 5

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking
    The arrest of an alleged source of a classified leak to the Intercept offers a lesson in the risks of spilling secrets. The post Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC
    A widespread adware infection hides the ability to inflict far worse than spammy browser tweaks. The post Hack Brief: Dangerous 'Fireball' Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PCs appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 17

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 110

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 562

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 571

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 574

techblawg

techblawg

Focuses primarily on issues involving the intersection of law, technology and finance. By David Ma.

http://david-ma.ca/
  • Jun 14

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    vienna court finds youtube liable for infringing content. https://t.co/auFVpGuYuk 2018-06-08 company develops "software defined electricity" that could boost efficiency of electricity use by 20% (amongst othe… https://t.co/Mf84lvDo57…
  • Jun 14

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    vienna court finds youtube liable for infringing content. https://t.co/auFVpGuYuk 2018-06-08 company develops "software defined electricity" that could boost efficiency of electricity use by 20% (amongst othe… https://t.co/Mf84lvDo57…
  • Jun 7

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    microsoft acquires github. makes sense for them, i imagine, given their own use of git and github. https://t.co/VUwAj3LQOg 2018-06-04 if you're in toronto on june 14 and have an interest in it/internet law, don't miss barry sookman's annual…
Rank this Week: 498

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
Rank this Week: 699

Advertising Law Blog

Advertising Law Blog

Provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. By Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.

http://www.olshanlaw.com/blogs-Advertising-Law-Blog
  • Jun 14

    Florida AG Sues Popular Miami Restaurants for Deceptive 'Farm-to-Table’ Claim

    Florida AG Sues Popular Miami Restaurants for Deceptive 'Farm-to-Table’ Claim
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed a complaint in Miami-Dade County Circuit Court in May against a popular Miami-based restaurant operator for supplying non-locally sourced or sustainable ingredients despite claims to the contrary.…
  • Jun 13

    Sweepstakes Copywriter Receives 36-Month Prison Sentence for Role in Direct Mail Scheme

    Sweepstakes Copywriter Receives 36-Month Prison Sentence for Role in Direct Mail Scheme
    One of the early guilty pleas in the government’s crack-down on allegedly fraudulent sweepstakes and astrology direct marketing campaigns has received a 36-month prison sentence. This sentence against a supplier reflects the serious…
  • Jun 6

    Olshan to Present Consumer Protection Update on June 18th Hosted by ABA

    Olshan to Present Consumer Protection Update on June 18th Hosted by ABA
    Olshan Advertising attorneys Andrew Lustigman, Safia Anand, Tamara Carmichael, Claudia Dubón, Katelyn Patton, and Morgan Spina will give a telephonic presentation for the Consumer Protection Monthly Update on June 18, 2018, hosted by…
Rank this Week: 792

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 806

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    check out the new Privacy Policy for HIPAABlog

    check out the new Privacy Policy for HIPAABlog
    Due to the Friday commencement of the new GDPR rules, this website has adopted a new privacy policy:
  • May 25

    Aetna HIV mailing breach update

    Aetna HIV mailing breach update
    Aetna HIV Mailing Case Update: I reported on this case back in March, but it keeps getting more and more interesting.  At least the blame game does. To recap, Aetna send out mailings to beneficiaries with HIV, and the mailing came in window…
  • May 23

    Landry's: PCI DSS data breaches can be costlier than HIPAA breache

    Landry's: PCI DSS data breaches can be costlier than HIPAA breache
    Obviously, this blog focuses on HIPAA breaches, which can cause big fines but rarely result in the payment of any actual damages by the parties who suffer the breach.  That's because the patients rarely suffer financial loss. When there's a…
Rank this Week: 684

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

https://www.faircompetitionlaw.com/
  • May 7

    Federal Legislators Propose Noncompete Ban – UPDATE

    Federal Legislators Propose Noncompete Ban – UPDATE
    Yesterday, I posted about the bills to ban noncompetes at the federal level: Federal Legislators Propose Noncompete Ban. Only the House bill was available on line; the Senate bill was not. While the Senate bill remains unavailable…
  • May 6

    Federal Legislators Propose Noncompete Ban

    Federal Legislators Propose Noncompete Ban
    On April 26, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced the Workforce Mobility Act to impose a federal ban on the use of employee noncompetes. A companion bill was introduced in the House…
  • Apr 19

    Quick Update: Massachusetts Legislature Reports Out Noncompete Bill

    Quick Update: Massachusetts Legislature Reports Out Noncompete Bill
    On Tuesday, April 17, the Massachusetts legislature’s Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development favorably reported H.4419 to the House Steering, Policy and Scheduling. The new bill – which covers both…
Rank this Week: 698

Privacy and Data Security Law

Privacy and Data Security Law

Covers the creation, collection, use, destruction and security of data. By Dentons.

http://www.privacyanddatasecuritylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1009

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Supreme Court Limits American Pipe Tolling for Consecutive Class Action

    Supreme Court Limits American Pipe Tolling for Consecutive Class Action
    On June 11, 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled that American Pipe tolling does not extend to follow-on class actions brought after the statute of limitations period has run. This decision resolves a split between circuit courts over…
  • Jun 12

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
    This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry. Continue reading for our weekly roundup. Continue Reading
  • Jun 11

    Hunton Andrews Kurth Launches Blockchain Blog

    Hunton Andrews Kurth Launches Blockchain Blog
    On May 30, 2018, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP launched its Blockchain Legal Resource, a blog featuring discussion and analysis of the latest trends and developments in blockchain (distributed ledger) technology. Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1788

Artificial Intelligence Technology…

Artificial Intelligence Technology and the Law

Covers potential legal issues affecting individuals and businesses as they develop, market, and interact with products and services embodying AI technologies. By Brian Higgins.

http://aitechnologylaw.com
  • Jun 19

    Senate-Passed Defense Authorization Bill Funds Artificial Intelligence Program

    Senate-Passed Defense Authorization Bill Funds Artificial Intelligence Program
    The Senate-passed national defense appropriations bill (H.R.5515, as amended), to be known as the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, includes spending provisions for several artificial intelligence…
  • Jun 17

    At the Intersection of AI, Face Swapping, Deep Fakes, Right of Publicity, and Litigation

    At the Intersection of AI, Face Swapping, Deep Fakes, Right of Publicity, and Litigation
    Websites like GitHub, Reddit and others offer developers and hobbyists dozens of repositories containing artificial intelligence deep learning models, instructions for their use, and forums for learning how to “face swap,” a…
  • Jun 6

    Obama, Trump, and the Regulation of Artificial Intelligence

    Obama, Trump, and the Regulation of Artificial Intelligence
    Near the end of his second term, President Obama announced a series of workshops and government working groups tasked with “Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence.” Then, just weeks before the 2016 presidential…
Rank this Week: 1829

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers biometrics, HIPAA, identity theft, PATRIOT Act, phishing and more. By Davis Wright Tremaine.

http://www.privsecblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Collision Course: Foreign Influence Operations, Data Security and Privacy

    Collision Course: Foreign Influence Operations, Data Security and Privacy
    On June 11, 2018, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Adam Hickey testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee about “foreign influence operations, which include cyber efforts to interfere in our elections. As stated by Hickey,…
  • Jun 18

    What Lawyers Need to Know About Security Techniques and Technologies to Mitigate Breach Risk (Part Three of Three)

    What Lawyers Need to Know About Security Techniques and Technologies to Mitigate Breach Risk (Part Three of Three)
    This article was first published in the Cybersecurity Law Report. IT has an indisputably important role in implementing a defense-in-depth cybersecurity strategy, however, the legal team is also a crucial part of a company’s cyber…
  • Jun 14

    Net Neutrality Update

    Net Neutrality Update
    This article was originally published in The Media Law Resource Law Bulletin. Net Neutrality is the issue that won’t die. This article provides a brief update on where the policy, legal, and political disputes surrounding it stand as of…
Rank this Week: 1261

B2 IP Report

B2 IP Report

Covers intellectual property matters, including software and claim interpretation, computer and electronics patents, and drafting specifications and claims when prosecuting patent applications. By Bejin Bieneman PLC.

https://www.b2ipreport.com
  • Jun 18

    Generating Tactile Patterns Held Patent-Eligible

    Generating Tactile Patterns Held Patent-Eligible
    Patent claims directed to providing output in tactile patterns on a mobile device to provide an encoded message have survived a 35 USC § 101 patent-eligibility challenges under the Alice/Mayo test. In Ironworks Patents LLC v. Apple,…
  • Jun 17

    When is Patent Prior Art Distinct but Not Different?

    When is Patent Prior Art Distinct but Not Different?
    Where distinct physical concepts recited in a patent claim and applied prior art are related and can achieve same results, do not count on being able to distinguish teachings of the prior art.  In Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd. v. iOn…
  • Jun 11

    DDR Holdings Saves Other DDR Holdings Patent

    DDR Holdings Saves Other DDR Holdings Patent
    The Federal Circuit’s famous (or infamous) decision that one DDR Holdings’ patent was not invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 101 was used to support a district court’s denial of a motion for judgment of § 101 for three…
Rank this Week: 1874

New Media & Technology Law Blog

New Media & Technology Law Blog

Covers intellectual property, data security, online marketing and online commerce. By Proskauer.

http://newmedialaw.proskauer.com
  • Jun 18

    New York State Court Declines to Compel Arbitration, Cites Purported Ambiguities in Mobile Contracting Proce

    New York State Court Declines to Compel Arbitration, Cites Purported Ambiguities in Mobile Contracting Proce
    Courts are increasingly taking a magnifying glass to electronic contracting processes, particularly how the presentation of the terms of service and call to action are displayed.  As such, companies might take a second look at their own…
  • May 31

    A Busy Month in the Facebook Photo Tagging Biometric Privacy Dispute

    A Busy Month in the Facebook Photo Tagging Biometric Privacy Dispute
    As discussed in past posts about the long-running Facebook biometric privacy class action, users are challenging Facebook’s “Tag Suggestions” program, which scans for and identifies people in uploaded photographs for photo…
  • May 15

    Unanticipated Mobile Data Leaks Remain an Ongoing Issue

    Unanticipated Mobile Data Leaks Remain an Ongoing Issue
    There has been a lot of attention in the media lately with respect to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica issue and its fall-out (including today’s coverage of the announcement that Facebook suspended almost 200 apps pending a more…
Rank this Week: 3522

Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
Rank this Week: 2228

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • Jun 18

    Louisiana Updates its Data Breach Notification Law

    Louisiana Updates its Data Breach Notification Law
    And now it’s Louisiana’s turn! After several states recently enacted or strengthened existing data breach notification laws (Colorado, Arizona, South Dakota and Alabama just to name a few…), on May 20th , Louisiana Governor…
  • Jun 13

    Survey Finds Healthcare Workers Understand Security Measures But Still Share Sensitive Information Through Non-Secure Email

    Survey Finds Healthcare Workers Understand Security Measures But Still Share Sensitive Information Through Non-Secure Email
    According to reports on a recent survey, the vast majority of healthcare workers share sensitive medical information using non-secure email. The survey, conducted by Kickstand Communications, reportedly found that 87% of healthcare workers…
  • Jun 6

    The Supreme Court Will Rule on Data Breach Class Arbitration Suit

    The Supreme Court Will Rule on Data Breach Class Arbitration Suit
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted a petition for review of a data breach lawsuit addressing the issue of whether parties can pursue a class arbitration when the language in the arbitration agreement does not explicitly allow for…
Rank this Week: 3568

Information Law Group

Information Law Group

Covers advertising law, privacy, information security and intellectual property.

http://www.infolawgroup.com/
  • Jun 18

    InfoLawGroup LLP Continues to Grow Firm with Addition of Two Lawyer

    InfoLawGroup LLP Continues to Grow Firm with Addition of Two Lawyer
    Chicago, June 18, 2018—InfoLawGroup LLP is pleased to announce that it has hired Sara Chubb as senior counsel. Ms. Chubb joins InfoLawGroup from Winston & Strawn. She will be based in Chicago. Ms. Chubb focuses her practice on…
  • Jun 12

    The First Data Broker Law

    The First Data Broker Law
    Vermont is the first state to enact a law that will regulate data brokers that aggregate and sell data about consumers. The driving impetus of the legislation is to provide consumers with more information about the collection of their data…
  • Jun 11

    The FTC’s advice for online giving portals that collect on behalf of charitie

    The FTC’s advice for online giving portals that collect on behalf of charitie
    Seventy-eight percent of Americans believe companies must do more than just make money – they must also positively impact society, according to the recent 2018 Cone/Porter Novelli Purpose Study. Not only did 79% of respondents say that…
Rank this Week: 3538

Technology, Telecom and Internet…

Technology, Telecom and Internet Blog

Posts on variety of internet law issues, with a focus on domain names, internet governance, social media, internet freedom and privacy. By Bloomberg BNA.

http://www.bna.com/ecommerce-tech-law-blog/
Rank this Week: 1087

Data Privacy Monitor

Data Privacy Monitor

Covers data privacy, security and social media subjects. By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.dataprivacymonitor.com/
Rank this Week: 2875

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law…

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog

Covers antitrust, privacy, international trade, and white color criminal defense. By Reed Smith.

http://www.globalregulatoryenforcementlawblog.com
  • Jun 14

    DOJ and State AGs clash in Emoluments Clause argument

    DOJ and State AGs clash in Emoluments Clause argument
    On June 11, 2018, arguments were held in Maryland District Court in the challenge brought by the D.C. and Maryland attorneys general over the president’s alleged violation of the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution. In Maryland v.…
  • Dec 15

    ALJ Affirms Antitrust Violations for Ad Tech Agreements in FTC v. 1-800 Contact

    ALJ Affirms Antitrust Violations for Ad Tech Agreements in FTC v. 1-800 Contact
    With the holiday marketing season upon us, marketers launch the month-long, relentless scramble for consumer visibility and coveted advertising space on high-traffic inventory. One matter likely not on marketers’ radars? Antitrust…
  • Oct 18

    Blockchain Technology and Securities Markets are the Focus of Recent SEC Investor Advisory Committee Meeting

    Blockchain Technology and Securities Markets are the Focus of Recent SEC Investor Advisory Committee Meeting
    On October 12, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Committee (“SEC”) held an Investor Advisory Committee (“IAC”) meeting which largely focused on blockchain technology and the implications for securities…
Rank this Week: 3621

Cyberinsurance Law Blog

Cyberinsurance Law Blog

News and comments on Business Law. By Jordan M. Rand.

http://www.databreachninja.com/
  • Jun 14

    Living Too Social in the Education Industry?

    Living Too Social in the Education Industry?
    The 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report indicates that in the education industry (yes, it’s an industry), the most prevalent type of data breach is “social attacks.”  What’s a social attack? Phishing is…
  • May 29

    The Data on (Breached) Data: Chubb Shares Two Decades of Cyber Claims Data

    The Data on (Breached) Data: Chubb Shares Two Decades of Cyber Claims Data
    Since 2016, Verizon has annually declined to estimate the average cost of a data breach.  Verizon reasons that since there are many variables that can determine breach cost, there is no reliable “average” data…
  • May 21

    Colorado Strengthens Consumer Privacy Protection

    Colorado Strengthens Consumer Privacy Protection
    On May 18, 2018, the Colorado legislature sent HB 18-1128, an Act Concerning Strengthening Protections for Consumer Data Privacy, to the governor’s desk for execution.  The bill is one of a number of recent efforts by states to…
Rank this Week: 1169

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

Covers global privacy and data security. By Covington & Burling LLP.

http://www.insideprivacy.com
  • Jun 13

    FS-ISAC Launches Information Sharing Forum for Government Entitie

    FS-ISAC Launches Information Sharing Forum for Government Entitie
    On June 11, 2018, the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (“FS-ISAC”) announced the launch of the CERES Forum, an information sharing initiative for central banks, regulators, and supervisors designed to…
  • Jun 11

    Eleventh Circuit LabMD Decision Potentially Limits FTC’s Remedial Power

    Eleventh Circuit LabMD Decision Potentially Limits FTC’s Remedial Power
    The Eleventh Circuit has issued its decision in LabMD v. FTC, a closely watched case in which LabMD challenged the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to regulate the data security practices of private companies. The Court of Appeals…
  • Jun 8

    Colorado, Louisiana, and Vermont Add to Recent Trend of Changes to State Data Breach Notification Law

    Colorado, Louisiana, and Vermont Add to Recent Trend of Changes to State Data Breach Notification Law
    This spring has seen significant legislative activity with regards to state data breach notification laws, ranging from new laws in Alabama and South Dakota to amendments to existing laws in Oregon, Arizona, and elsewhere.  Continuing…
Rank this Week: 3580

Privacy and IP Law Blog

Privacy and IP Law Blog

Addresses recent events in trademark, copyright, computer and privacy law. By Christina Frangiosa.

http://privacyandiplawblog.com/
  • Jun 12

    USPTO’s Recently Announced Pilot Program on Fraudulent Specimen

    USPTO’s Recently Announced Pilot Program on Fraudulent Specimen
    This is Part III in a series of posts discussing Use in Commerce - and in particular, a recently announced pilot program of the USPTO to minimize the submission of fraudulent specimens in support of applications for trademark…
  • May 29

    Common Questions: How to Prove Use in Commerce (Specimens)

    Common Questions: How to Prove Use in Commerce (Specimens)
    This is Part II in a series on establishing use in commerce in the US for federal trademark purposes. Part I was “Common Questions: How to Establish US Trademark Rights.” Part III will discuss a recently announced pilot program of…
  • May 15

    Common Questions: How to Establish US Trademark Right

    Common Questions: How to Establish US Trademark Right
    This is Part I in a series on establishing use in commerce in the US for federal trademark purposes. Part II will discuss how to prove use in commerce and what kinds of specimens qualify. Part III will discuss a recently announced pilot…
Rank this Week: 4234

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.ficlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 12

    Faruki+ Welcomes Callum Morri

    Faruki+ Welcomes Callum Morri
    Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing PLL is pleased to welcome Callum Morris as its newest attorney.  Morris joins Faruki+ from Columbus, Ohio, where he served as a Project Attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Columbus.  Morris…
  • Jun 8

    Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing PLL Welcomes Summer Clerks for 2018

    Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing PLL Welcomes Summer Clerks for 2018
    Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing PLL is pleased to welcome 2018 summer clerks, Tamara Winkler and John Bernans.  Tamara joins Faruki+ from the University of Dayton School of Law.  John joins Faruki+ from the University of…
  • May 31

    Arbitration Agreements & Class Action Waivers. Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

    Arbitration Agreements & Class Action Waivers. Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should
    Chances are that you’ve heard about the US Supreme Court’s decision that employers are free to not only require employees to sign an agreement mandating that all employment disputes go to binding arbitration rather than courts but…
Rank this Week: 3424

Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
  • Jun 11

    Privacy and Cybersecurity June 2018 Event

    Privacy and Cybersecurity June 2018 Event
    Join us in June as our Cybersecurity and Privacy team discusses what breach notification looks like under the GDPR and how it will be different from breach notification in the U.S. as well as public policy trends in the cybersecurity space.
  • May 31

    GDPR Guidance – European Data Protection Board Adopts Art. 29 Working Paper

    GDPR Guidance – European Data Protection Board Adopts Art. 29 Working Paper
    Data protection authorities set out guidelines for the application of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation. The European Data Protection Board is the joint coordination body of the EU data protection authorities. The EDPB provides…
  • May 30

    Data Class Actions: The Era of Mass Data Litigation

    Data Class Actions: The Era of Mass Data Litigation
    Class actions are commonplace in the United States but relatively rare in Europe. The European Union wants to change that, by facilitating class actions for mass privacy and data breaches.
Rank this Week: 3575

Data Protection Report

Data Protection Report

Covers global privacy, data protection and cybersecurity regulatory and litigation environment. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.dataprotectionreport.com/
  • Jun 6

    GDPR, ePrivacy-Regulation and social media – What to know

    GDPR, ePrivacy-Regulation and social media – What to know
    In addition to several changes to existing rules on data protection, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) does also have a considerable impact on online marketing and social media, affecting in particular business…
  • Jun 4

    One week into GDPR – what you need to know

    One week into GDPR – what you need to know
    Websites go dark, complaints are filed within an hour, European Commission suffers an embarrassing data leak, and the US Commerce Secretary warns about the unintended trade impact of the law – all in the first week of the GDPR The…
  • May 23

    GDPR is upon us: are you ready for what comes next?

    GDPR is upon us: are you ready for what comes next?
    The wait is finally over—this Friday the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. For many readers of this post, a huge amount of work will have been done in recent months in building up to…
Rank this Week: 1723

Privacy & Security Matters

Privacy & Security Matters

By Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

http://www.privacyandsecuritymatters.com
  • Jun 6

    Colorado Passes Far Reaching New Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

    Colorado Passes Far Reaching New Privacy and Cybersecurity Law
    Recently, a new bill was signed by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, creating far reaching new requirements for entities that collect or maintain personal identifying information of Colorado residents.  These requirements, which will…
  • May 25

    HAPPY GDPR DAY!!

    HAPPY GDPR DAY!!
    If you glance at the “countdown clock” in the left hand sidebar of our blog, you’ll see that it has reached 00:00:00.  GDPR Day is here.   But, unlike Y2K (for those of you old enough to remember the…
  • May 15

    Still Thinking about GDPR?

    Still Thinking about GDPR?
    We are now in the 10-day countdown to the GDPR enforcement date that we’ve been talking about since 2015.   If you are a charter member of Procrastinators Anonymous, or just secretly hoped that this would all go away, the…
Rank this Week: 3208

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

Covers the law and business of social media. By Morrison Foerster.

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3439

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

Privacy Compliance & Data Security

Covers data breach prevention and responses. By Fox & Rothschild LLP.

https://dataprivacy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 1

    Interview of Brian Tu, Digital Media Industry Leader

    Interview of Brian Tu, Digital Media Industry Leader
    On Fox’s Above the Fold blog, associate Eric Bevan interviewed Brian Tu, an experienced digital media industry leader. We invite you to read his insights on trends in privacy and technology as it relates to online advertising. Interview…
  • May 18

    Add Digital Photocopiers to Your Cybersecurity Checklist

    Add Digital Photocopiers to Your Cybersecurity Checklist
    Digital copiers pose many of the same cybersecurity risks associated with computers. This is so because they’re also computers. Data thieves know that office copiers run on “smart” technology with hard drives that store…
  • May 3

    Facebook Loses Bid to Keep Data Transfer Dispute Out of EU Court of Justice

    Facebook Loses Bid to Keep Data Transfer Dispute Out of EU Court of Justice
    Facebook has failed to prevent its feud with an Austrian privacy activist over the legality of two widely used mechanisms for transferring data between the European Union and the U.S., from reaching the EU Court of Justice. In a May 2nd…
Rank this Week: 1955

www.lawblogswitzerland.ch

www.lawblogswitzerland.ch

Covers Swiss, European and international legal news. It focuses on data protection, privacy, technology law, IT/IP law, criminal law, administrative law, civil law, tax law, banking and finance law, bankruptcy, competition law and construction as well as real estate law.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1590

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Covers business and privacy law. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://cybersecurity.jmbm.com/
  • May 31

    Cybersecurity Incident Response Plans – A Corporate Multi-Use Tool

    Cybersecurity Incident Response Plans – A Corporate Multi-Use Tool
    The stakes have been raised as the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, mandates notification within 72 hours. Once that happens, social media and public opinion give you only hours to get it right. It’s often…
  • May 2

    SEC Ramps Up Its Interest in Cryptocurrency Companies with Scores of Subpoena

    SEC Ramps Up Its Interest in Cryptocurrency Companies with Scores of Subpoena
    By David Ma and Robert Braun The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could be on target to make 2018 the year of cryptocurrency regulation—or at least the start of it. In January, Jay Clayton, chair of the Securities and Exchange…
  • Apr 23

    The U.S. Treasury Wants to Know Your Customers, No Matter What the Currency

    The U.S. Treasury Wants to Know Your Customers, No Matter What the Currency
    FinCEN, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, has indicated that cryptocurrencies will not get an enforcement “pass.” By David Ma and Robert Braun The Treasury Department has outlined its efforts to police electronic…
Rank this Week: 1581

Information Technology Law Blog

Information Technology Law Blog

Covers social media, e-discovery, privacy, and intellectual property. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.michiganitlaw.com/
  • May 30

    Cybersecurity Concerns in Health Care

    Cybersecurity Concerns in Health Care
    Health care systems are eager to adapt to newer technology and widespread network options, all in the name of giving patients the best possible care. However, this comes with a price: more outlets for hackers to breach valuable data. …
  • May 23

    GDPR Has Arrived and My Company Isn't Ready. Now What?

    GDPR Has Arrived and My Company Isn't Ready. Now What?
    It's not hyperbole to say that the General Data Protection Regulation's May 25th enforcement date marks one of the largest shifts in the history of privacy laws. Read More › Tags: Cloud Computing, Compliance,…
  • May 1

    Provisions for Vendor Contract

    Provisions for Vendor Contract
    This is the second article in a series on Third Party and Vendor Management. The first article discussed pertinent considerations for vendor contracts in the context of cybersecurity. Read More › Tags: Contracts,…
Rank this Week: 3141

Beyond Telecom Law Blog

Beyond Telecom Law Blog

Covers telecom policy, services agreements and data security/privacy. By Keller and Heckman LLP.

http://www.beyondtelecomlawblog.com
  • May 16

    FCC Streamlines Wireless Environmental Review Process—Part 2

    FCC Streamlines Wireless Environmental Review Process—Part 2
    FCC Process Changes for Larger Wireless Facilities Part 1 summarized the exemption of small wireless facilities from the FCC’s environmental review process under conditions specified in the new FCC rules adopted in March 2018. In its…
  • May 15

    FCC Streamlines Wireless Environmental Review Process—Part 1

    FCC Streamlines Wireless Environmental Review Process—Part 1
    FCC Exempts Wireless Small Cells from Environmental Review Requirements A high FCC priority is to streamline broadband deployment including the wireless infrastructure necessary to provide service to the public. One FCC proceeding directed to…
  • Mar 1

    Osure RF Signs of the Times—Part Three

    Osure RF Signs of the Times—Part Three
    This third entry on the FCC’s ongoing review of RF exposure limits highlights the Notice of Inquiry that focuses on possible changes to the current RF exposure limits. The NOI reiterates that the current exposure limits were adopted in…
Rank this Week: 3615

North Carolina Journal of Law &…

North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology

Features legal scholarship in law and technology topics, including intellectual property law, cyberspace law, environmental law, criminal law, health law, and privacy law.

http://ncjolt.org/
  • May 7

    A Fork in the Blockchain: Income Tax and the Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork

    A Fork in the Blockchain: Income Tax and the Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork
    On August 1, 2017, the Bitcoin blockchain experienced a hard fork. The hard fork, spurred by concerns over Bitcoin’s scalability, resulted in an entirely new blockchain and an accompanying new cryptocurrency: Bitcoin Cash. However, the…
  • May 7

    Signature Management Team LLC v. Doe: The Right to Anonymous Speech Post-Judgment

    Signature Management Team LLC v. Doe: The Right to Anonymous Speech Post-Judgment
    The Sixth Circuit’s recent decision in Signature Management Team LLC v. Doe addressed an issue of first impression in digital privacy law, finding that anonymous internet defendants do not automatically forfeit their First Amendment…
  • May 7

    Risk Assessment Algorithms: The Answer to an Inequitable Bail System?

    Risk Assessment Algorithms: The Answer to an Inequitable Bail System?
    Debate over pretrial detention began long before ratification of the Eighth Amendment, tracing its roots to the early English bail system. Despite this, approaches to the system have largely remained stagnant since passage of the Bail Reform…
Rank this Week: 3670

LegalTXTS

LegalTXTS

Covers law and technology, with an emphasis on legal issues regarding digital media, privacy and data security, and information management. By Elijah Yip.

http://www.legaltxts.com/
  • May 3

    The GDPR: A Tsunami of Data Regulation That Could Crash Onto Your Shore

    The GDPR: A Tsunami of Data Regulation That Could Crash Onto Your Shore
    A sea change in data protection law in the European Union (EU) is about to take place, and your organization doesn’t have to be based in the EU to feel its impact.  The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on…
  • Feb 7

    Login Lessons From the Hawaii Missile Alert Fiasco

    Login Lessons From the Hawaii Missile Alert Fiasco
    Phones across Hawaii lit up at 8:07 a.m. on January 13, 2018 with an alert that a ballistic missile was hurtling toward the state.  Two minutes later, Governor David Ige learned that the alert was mistakenly sent.  But it took…
  • Sep 14

    Vision-Impaired Customer of Grocery Chain Becomes First Plaintiff to Win ADA Website Accessibility Claim After Trial

    Vision-Impaired Customer of Grocery Chain Becomes First Plaintiff to Win ADA Website Accessibility Claim After Trial
    A lawsuit against grocery chain Winn-Dixie became the first case of its kind to produce a decision holding, after a trial, that a public accommodation violated the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) because its website was inaccessible to…
Rank this Week: 3352

Privacy Law Blog

Privacy Law Blog

Covers data privacy, identity theft, invasion of privacy, and national security legal issues. By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://privacylaw.proskauer.com/
  • May 3

    Blockchain, Personal Data and the GDPR Right to be Forgotten

    Blockchain, Personal Data and the GDPR Right to be Forgotten
    Nicole Kramer The effective date of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fast approaching (May 25, 2018), and its impacts are already being felt across various industries. Specifically, the conflicts between the GDPR…
  • Mar 27

    D.C. Circuit’s Long-Awaited Ruling Narrows FCC’s 2015 TCPA Order

    D.C. Circuit’s Long-Awaited Ruling Narrows FCC’s 2015 TCPA Order
    Divya Taneja and Tiffany Quach On March 16, 2018, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals released a long-awaited decision in ACA International, et al. v. FCC, unanimously ruling to narrow a 2015 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) order (the…
  • Mar 22

    South Dakota Passes Breach Notification Law, Leaving Alabama the Only U.S. State Without a Breach Notification Law

    South Dakota Passes Breach Notification Law, Leaving Alabama the Only U.S. State Without a Breach Notification Law
    Nicole Kramer and Tiffany Quach On March 21, 2018, South Dakota Governor Daugaard signed S.B. 62, enacting the state’s first data breach notification law, which will go into effect July 1, 2018. Previously, Alabama and South Dakota were…
Rank this Week: 3721

Technology Law Source

Technology Law Source

Brings together concepts that cut across traditional intellectual property lines, addressing both evolving technologies and concerns about privacy and data security. By Porter Wright.

http://www.technologylawsource.com/
  • May 3

    UPDATE: All fifty states now have data breach statute

    UPDATE: All fifty states now have data breach statute
    On July 1, 2018, all fifty states will have active data breach statutes that govern the notification process for companies that experience a data loss incident. Alabama and South Dakota both recently passed data breach laws, representing the…
  • Jan 24

    The federal landscape on self-driving car

    The federal landscape on self-driving car
    Motivated by the unprecedented spike in automotive fatalities in 2015, mostly caused by human error, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), has embraced…
  • Jan 9

    ADA Website filings show no sign of slowing down

    ADA Website filings show no sign of slowing down
    Regardless of industry, website accessibility has become an area of focus for ADA litigation. My colleague, Jamie LaPlante, was recently interviewed by the Bristol Herald Courier regarding a filing against Highlands Union Bank in the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 2270

Trust Anchor

Trust Anchor

Covers cyber security, data privacy and regulatory compliance. By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/trustanchor/
  • Apr 12

    FTC’s Report on Mobile-Device-Security-Update Practices — Summary and Recommendation

    FTC’s Report on Mobile-Device-Security-Update Practices — Summary and Recommendation
    Noting the “astounding” statistics on the use of smartphones and other mobile devices to “shop, bank, play, read, post, watch, date, record, and go” across consumer populations, the FTC has recently re-focused its…
  • Apr 9

    The CLOUD Act, Explained

    The CLOUD Act, Explained
    The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (“CLOUD”) Act was enacted into law on March 23, 2018. The Act provides that U.S. law-enforcement orders issued under the Stored Communications Act (SCA) may reach certain data located in…
  • Mar 16

    SEC Commissioners Provide Guidance on Cybersecurity Disclosures After Wave of Record Incident

    SEC Commissioners Provide Guidance on Cybersecurity Disclosures After Wave of Record Incident
    Much has been written about the SEC’s interpretive guidance on cybersecurity disclosures, issued in late February, including Commissioner Stein’s statement that it under-delivers for investors, public companies, and the capital…
Rank this Week: 1977

Broadband Law Advisor

Broadband Law Advisor

Provides insight and information on the FCC's National Broadband Plan. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadbandlawadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 2910

Data Privacy Alert

Data Privacy Alert

Covers privacy, data protection, information security, consumer protection, information management, records retention, cybercrimes and data breaches. By Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP.

https://privacyblog.mmwr.com/
Rank this Week: 2016

Web Tech Law

Web Tech Law

Covers intellectual property, privacy, and social media in South Africa.

http://webtechlaw.com/
  • Mar 2

    This site is now archived

    This site is now archived
    You may have noticed that I haven’t updated this site for some time. My life has gone in a different direction so I’ve decided to archive this site. There may still be some useful information here (although, as time goes on, less…
  • Mar 2

    This site is now archived

    This site is now archived
    You may have noticed that I haven’t updated this site for some time. My life has gone in a different direction so I’ve decided to archive this site. There may still be some useful information here (although, as time goes on, less…
  • Nov 23

    Donate to SAFLII and support open access to the law

    Donate to SAFLII and support open access to the law
    SAFLII is a vital cog in the broader movement to safeguard democracy in South Africa through open access to the law. SAFLII relies on donations to operate. Make your donation today, before it is too late.
Rank this Week: 2131

Data Security Law Journal

Data Security Law Journal

Covers data security, cloud computing, data privacy and anything E. By Al Saikali.

http://www.datasecuritylawjournal.com/
  • Feb 22

    GDPR Webinar: A Corporate Counsel’s Guide to Building a Compliance Program

    GDPR Webinar: A Corporate Counsel’s Guide to Building a Compliance Program
    In three months, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), one of the strictest privacy laws in the world, will go into effect.  It will apply to companies that collect or process personal data of EU residents, regardless…
  • Feb 19

    Biometric Privacy Webinar: A Guide for Corporate Counsel

    Biometric Privacy Webinar: A Guide for Corporate Counsel
    Does your company collect biometric information?  Are you not entirely sure what “biometric information” means?  Would you like to understand the differences between the different state biometric privacy laws?  Do…
  • Oct 16

    New Wave of Biometric Privacy Class Actions: Could You Be A Target?

    New Wave of Biometric Privacy Class Actions: Could You Be A Target?
    While the privacy world is focused on the Equifax data breach, another development is taking place that could have a more lasting effect on privacy law.  In the last month, plaintiffs’ lawyers in Illinois have filed over 20…
Rank this Week: 3212