Nov 262020
 
 November 26, 2020  Posted by  Announcements
Happy Thanksgiving

2020 has been so brutal that it feels almost risky to wish people a Happy Thanksgiving because I know that there are families who have lost loved ones this year and other families who are heeding advice not to travel or to gather in the large get-togethers you might otherwise [Read More…]

Oct 282020
 
 October 28, 2020  Posted by  Announcements, Breaches, Business, Featured News, Laws, Non-U.S.

A particularly noteworthy press release from the Information Commissioner’s Office: The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) orders the credit reference agency Experian Limited to make fundamental changes to how it handles people’s personal data within its direct marketing services. The enforcement notice follows a two-year investigation by the ICO into how Experian, [Read More…]

Aug 192020
 
 August 19, 2020  Posted by  Announcements, Featured News

To add to your must-read list: Richards, Neil M. and Hartzog, Woodrow, A Duty of Loyalty for Privacy Law (July 3, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract= Abstract Data privacy law fails to stop companies from engaging in self-serving, opportunistic behavior at the expense of those who trust them with their data. [Read More…]