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FTC NIST Privacy Framework

High Court Deals Blow to Data Privacy Regulations

Like the Kubler-Ross stages of grief, there are multiple stages of data breach. Anger, denial, blame, investigation, litigation, regulation and, ultimately, resignation. This includes possible class action litigation by consumers, banks, vendors, ...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg 1933 - 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg 1933 – 2020

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Justice of the Supreme Court Ginsburg on her Mother: “What’s the difference between a bookkeeper in the garment district and a Supreme Court justice? One generation.” ...
cryptocurrency

Schrodinger’s Cryptocurrency – Both Private and Not

Everyone knows that Bitcoin is an anonymous currency. Except when it isn’t. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies attempt to achieve the incompatible goals of providing strong accountability for transactions through blockchain and strong ...
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trespass

Supreme Court Looks at Computer Trespass Meaning

Federal statutes have muddied the waters on the meaning of computer trespass, but a Supreme Court case may clear the air When Congress passed a federal statute on computer fraud in 1984, ...
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First Amendment

Maine Suit Challenges Privacy Regulation on First Amendment Grounds

When it comes to First Amendment free speech rights, the Supreme Court has sided mostly with consumers. Will that change with a Maine case? In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down ...
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sexting

Court Says Minor Can Be Prosecuted for Sexting

A law designed to protect minors from child pornography was used to prosecute a Maryland high school student for sexting During the 2016-17 school year, a high school student with the initial ...
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Safer Internet Day Network

Memo to Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh: The Internet is not a Series of Tubes

Washington will spend the summer and at least part of the fall debating the relative merits of D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s elevation to the U.S. Supreme Court. The debate will ...
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Are Breach Disclosure Laws Unconstitutional in the Wake of Supreme Court Abortion Case?

Your company has suffered a data breach. The law requires you to fall on your sword, and—at considerable time and expense—provide a government-scripted breach disclosure notice to your customers, including the facts ...
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Supreme Court Ruling Changes

Supreme Court Ruling Changes as Internet Ages

On June 21, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in South Dakota v. Wayfair that internet-based retailers had to pay state sales taxes even if they had no “physical presence” in the state ...
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The Supremes, Warrants Required

The Supremes, Warrants Required

via the prolific Cyrus Farivar (author of Habeas Data), whilst opining at our beloved Ars Technica, elaborates upon the 2018/06/22 decision by our United States Supreme Court. In which, Cyrus details the ...