Privacy and Data Protection

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Top Monthly Privacy and Data Protection News

by Monique Altheim on April 30, 2014 This past month saw another batch of large data breaches, with “Heartbleed” considered by some the largest data security breach in the history of the internet; a flurry of legislative efforts by the States to regulate the use of drones, student privacy and government surveillance; a landmark victory […]

@AltheimLaw’s Privacy and Data Protection Week in Review

Big Data   The E-Books Are Reading You #EUdataP http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/25/technology/as-new-services-track-habits-the-e-books-are-reading-you.html … Retailers, Supermarkets, Medical Markets Dive In To Extract Information From And About Consumers http://ow.ly/rYTdJ      California Privacy   California’s New Do-Not-Track Law Goes Into Effect January 1, 2014, Remember To Check Your Privacy Policy For … http://ow.ly/2Clqu3    CAN-SPAM   Court Accepts Narrow View […]

Digital Forensics and Privacy and Technology in Balance at the 34th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

The 34th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Professionals was held this year in Punta del Este, Uruguay, on October 22-26. Uruguay enacted a comprehensive Data Protection Law, the Ley no. 183331, in 2008, and was recently declared a “third country with an adequate level of data protection” by the European Union.Uruguay was one of […]

E-Discovery Legal Issues for IT

  Lawyers are often labeled as “luddites” and their lack of understanding of technology is legendary. In an era, where almost all business records are in the form of electronically stored information, it has become essential for lawyers to become more technologically savvy. On the other hand, it is just as important for IT to […]

Carlota Perez’s Message of Hope at the Web 2.0 Expo New York

  Web 2.0 Expo, the trade show for the builders of the next-generation web, just ended in New York. As usual since its debut in 2004, the conference offered a rich array of presentations related to the web ecosystem, showcasing innovations and practical advice  in design, marketing, ecommerce, cloud computing and social media. Out of […]

“Embedded Devices: How Electronic Conveniences Affect Privacy and Discovery” at the Masters Series for Legal Professionals in NYC

  This panel was presented at the Masters Series for Legal Professionals, recently held in NYC on July 19, 2011. The panel was moderated by Steve Akers, CTO and Founder of Digital Reef, Inc. Panelists included Daniel Garrie, ESQ, Special Master and Mediator in eDiscovery and Daniel K. Gelb, Gelb & Gelb LLP. The panel […]

Ediscovery, Cloud Computing and EU Data Protection: Cloud Nationalities Do Matter

Cloud Computing With Borders May Be On Horizon in Europe by Jennifer L. Schenker A proposal to build a national federation of interconnected computing clouds in France, funded in part by government in order to protect the country’s sovereignty, data privacy and local jobs, is gaining favor. Some fear that the idea, which is in part […]

Cloud Security and Privacy: A Legal Compliance and Risk-Management Guide, Part 1 and 2

In this two-part series, legal expert Robert McHale, author of Data Security and Identity Theft: New Privacy Regulations That Affect Your Business, provides a comprehensive overview of the legal security and privacy risks associated with cloud computing. Part 1 discusses the principal federal and state laws regulating cloud activities. Part 2 provides a practical due diligence […]