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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released guidance on Section 8 of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), which will go into effect on January 15, 2015. CASL has been described as “the toughest anti-spam law...

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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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“What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” If you’ve ever had to rely on that time-honored principle, you might understand the thinking behind the EU cross-border data transfer restrictions that can stop international deals in...

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Last week, Hold Security, a Milwaukee information security firm, announced that a Russian cyber gang, dubbed “CyberVor”, nabbed over 4.5 billion user records. Of these records, Hold Security estimates that 1.2 billion usernames and passwords,...

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The UK Parliament approved emergency legislation known as the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act of 2014 (“DRIP”) on Thursday, July 17th, making significant amendments to the existing surveillance and data retention regime in the...

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In an attempt to modernize regulation of online gambling in the EU, the European Commission has formally adopted a recommendation to EU member states, urging them to legislate new consumer protections, including restrictions on the...

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The PCLOB Report On Section 702

July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

On July 1, 2014, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (“PCLOB”) issued its final report on Section 702 of FISA. Significantly, the PCLOB found that Section 702 and its implementation are constitutional, though certain...

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There is more happening this summer in Brazil than just the World Cup. On June 23, 2014, Brazil’s new internet law, Marco Civil da Internet, Law No. 12, 965 (April 23, 2014), goes into effect...

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The first provisions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (“CASL”) take effect on July 1, 2014, imposing potentially stringent consent and recordkeeping requirements—not to mention penalties of up to $10 million (CAD) per violation— on individuals and...

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Today, the Attorney General ended speculation about whether the United States would ever criminally charge members of the Chinese Army by announcing that a grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania had issued an...

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