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About Brett Weinstein

Brett Weinstein

Brett works with ZwillGen attorneys on a variety of matters, including law enforcement compliance, FTC investigations, fantasy sports, U.S.-EU Safe Harbor issues, and other data privacy issues. Prior to joining ZwillGen, Brett externed at the ACLU of Missouri from January through May 2015, where he researched and assisted with litigation. During the summer in 2014, Brett interned at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, where he worked on a project to facilitate sharing social science research data while incorporating privacy protections.

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Representatives from EU member states have given their approval of the revised Privacy Shield data transfer program, setting the stage for its formal approval and implementation in the immediate future. According to European Commission Vice-President...

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The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has handed down an important decision, en banc, concerning governmental access to data. In United States v. Ganias, the Court determined that law enforcement, relying in good faith on...

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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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A district court judge rebuked the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York for sending grand jury witness subpoenas with misleading language directing the recipient not to disclose the existence of...

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The European Union announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with the U.S. to form a new data transfer agreement, following the CJEU’s invalidation of Safe Harbor. See our previous Safe Harbor blogs...

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California Revises Data Breach Notification Laws

October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law three bills that revise California’s data breach notification requirements. The laws clarify important definitions, adjust notification requirements, and require operators of automated license plate recognition (“ALPR”) systems...

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In the latest chapter of a dispute reaching back over a decade, Judge Marrero of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York lifted the last remaining fragments of a non-disclosure...

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In a non-binding opinion, a European Union Advocate General recommended to the European Court of Justice (“CJEU”) that it find the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor program invalid. Advocate General Yves Bot’s recommendations included: Giving EU national data...

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