Data Collection

Happy New Year! For many, the holidays included exciting new gadgets. Whether it’s a new fitness tracker, a smart thermostat, or a smart glucose meter, these new connected devices have arrived, and new products are...

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After threatening to move the effective date of its new data localization law from September 1, 2016 to January 1, 2015, Russia settled on a more reasonable, albeit accelerated, timeline. At the end of December,...

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Thursday, December 4, 2014 – 12:30-1:30 pm EST Presenters: Ken Dreifach and Mason Weisz For our final webinar in our Boot Camp series, Ken Dreifach and Mason Weisz will provide an analysis of the key current business and...

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Efforts to end bulk surveillance under Section 215 of FISA picked up some momentum last week thanks to two legal developments. First, Attorney General Holder and Director of National Intelligence Clapper sent a letter voicing...

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Keeping a promise made by DNI Clapper in August 2013, on Friday the U.S. Government issued its eagerly awaited transparency report for surveillance requests under national security authorities (e.g. FISA, FAA, and the NSL statutes)...

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Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee moved to reform the NSA’s controversial bulk data collection via the USA FREEDOM Act (H.R. 3361). The Committee adopted the Manager’s amendment to the bill as well as Representative DelBene’s...

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