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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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In a decision with profound implications for the Internet economy, the European Court of Justice ruled that, for privacy reasons, search engines must sometimes alter search results on demand by removing links to material containing...

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A federal magistrate in the Southern District of New York required Microsoft to produce user data in a search warrant even though the data was stored in Dublin, Ireland. If affirmed by the district court...

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A number of EU Member States have expressed concern that the “one-stop-shop” enforcement system may strip them of their sovereignty over data protection issues that impact citizens within their Member States....

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The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (“OAIC”) issued a guidance document last week on the new privacy laws taking effect on March 12, 2014. The “Australian Privacy Principles Guidelines” offer an integrated view of...

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The European Commission has established new rules and regulations that require Internet Service Providers and telecommunications providers to notify authorities of a security breach within 24 hours. If the reporting entity is unable to provide...

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Yesterday’s story alleging that Internet companies were voluntarily participating in a program to give the NSA access to their systems has morphed overnight into an acknowledgement by the Director of National Intelligence that the activities...

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