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We’re getting bombarded with emails touting firms that are listed as a Best Law Firm by US News & World Report. We’re not sending one, because, who really needs more emails? But, in case you were wondering, we’re listed too. It’s just that when we kick a field goal, we don’t believe in doing a...

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Responding to Foreign Requests for Data Through the MLAT Process

Oct 25, 2017 by Carrie Cordero and Aaron Altschuler

What happens when a foreign law enforcement agency seeks information from a U.S.-based communications service provider in order to obtain evidence in an investigation? U.S.-based companies often must consider whether and how to respond to requests from foreign law enforcement agencies. This includes communications providers as well as companies that provide a range of services...

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The author Rita Mae Brown once observed, “If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.” If you operate a website that includes user-generated content and you haven’t registered a DMCA agent with the Copyright Office’s new electronic system, that last minute is quickly approaching. You can find more information about how to...

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After much anticipation, the CFPB released guidance on October 20, 2017 regarding the consumer protection implications of financial data sharing and aggregation services. In these new principles, the CFPB expresses strong support for such offerings, which it sees as “hold[ing] the promise of improved and innovative consumer financial products and services, enhanced control for consumers...

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Privacy by Design is now required by EU law and considered a best practice in the U.S. Implementing Privacy by Design into your product development process can help you mitigate privacy risks and win consumer trust. It can also prevent that dreaded “oh no” moment where a new product is about to launch, but does...

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Ken Dreifach Joins NAI’s Board of Directors

Oct 23, 2017 by Tia Sherwood

Ken Dreifach has been elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Network Advertising Initiative (the “NAI”). The NAI is the leading self-regulatory association for “third party” platforms engaged in the delivery of interest-based digital advertising, including through cross-app, cross-device, geolocation, and data onboarding mechanisms. The NAI’s Code of Conduct...

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