Privacy

Consumer Reports (CR) has long subjected vacuum cleaners, blenders, cars and other consumer goods to rigorous quality and durability testing. Reading CR reviews is a common step for purchasers who value their detailed and unbiased...

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A group of five senators, led by Senators Wyden and Paul, have introduced legislation to prevent changes to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure from taking effect. The one-page Stopping Mass Hacking (SMH) Act (released...

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For anyone who has been tracking the trials and tribulations of the invalidation of the Safe Harbor agreement, followed by the down-to-the-wire negotiations of the Safe Harbor replacement (the ironically denoted “Privacy Shield”), it probably...

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FCC Chairman Wheeler issued a Broadband Consumer Privacy Proposal Fact Sheet and announced that a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the same issue is presently in circulation at the Commission and is expected to...

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EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Details Released

March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Following an initial agreement made in early February 2016, the European Commission has published texts that will constitute the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.” The new agreement, if approved and implemented, will provide a new option for legal...

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Can a judge issue an order requiring Apple to extract data from a locked iPhone based on the All Writs Act? On February 29, 2016, Magistrate Judge James Orenstein of the Eastern District of New...

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