Privacy and Data Protection

Month: March, 2012

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

Shouldn’t they be hearing this from you instead of me? # Sensitive personal information on 800,000 California residents lost between IBM and state office # How To Fix The TSA – Security expert and TSA critic Bruce Schneier was booted from a congressional hearing on Monday… # Following Comments on Cost Allocation, […]


Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

Quote of the Day: Dharun Ravi Finally Speaks – Dharun Ravi says he does not regret not taking the plea deal, and tha… # Senator Wants To Make It Illegal For Employers To Ask For Your Facebook Password # Philippines Passes Omnibus Data Protection Law – On March 20, 2012, the Philippine Senate […]

U.S. – EU Safe Harbor Framework News and Views

In 2000, the EU and the U.S. agreed on the Safe Harbor Framework as a means to ensure adequate protection for personal data, transferred from the EU to be processed by U.S. companies. At the recent EU Conference on Privacy and Protection of Personal Data, held in Washington DC,  the last panel took the opportunity […]

EU – US Privacy and Protection of Personal Data: Americans Are from Mars, Europeans Are from Venus

The High Level EU Conference on Privacy and Protection of Personal Data, held on March 19, was organized by the European Commission and hosted by the US Institute of Peace in Washinton D.C. The conference was held simultaneously in Brussels as well, via a video conference link. This conference was meant to deepen transatlantic dialogue on […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

Edmund Optics hacked; customer credit card information acquired # Ediscovery and DataProtection Daily is out! ▸ Top stories today via @clearwell @ISEEUGlobal @SimpleSimon8 # Tension Between Privacy Law and Other Interests Highlighted in Recent German Episode # Finding the Messages to Employers in $1.5M HIPAA Settlement – By Philip L. Gordon Yesterday’s […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

“A Time Bomb For Civil Liberties”: France Adopts a New Biometric ID Card #privacy #IAPPSummit # MT@FordhamCLIP Great summary of Cmr. Brill’s speech at #CLIPconf on risks of #bigdata misuse #IAPPsummit #IAPP # Droids:Scan this QR to install a cool #privacy information app. #IAPP #IAPPSummit # Update on European Union Proposal to […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

A lack of joined up working – and appropriate fines – I wasn’t planning to wax lyrical today. Instead, I was plannin… # Hilarious: Obama Adds Birth Certificate To His Facebook Timeline # European Mobile Operators Agree to App Privacy Guidelines – This week, the U.K.-based GSM Associationunveiled volunt… # Excellent Edward […]