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Delaware Data Destruction Law Highlights the Necessity of Data Destruction Plans

The list of states requiring the disposal or destruction of personal data is growing, and companies need to respond accordingly by adopting data destruction plans. Delaware recently became the latest in a series of states to...more

Who Is at Fault When a Driverless Car Is in an Accident?

One author's view on how to determine the answer that may surprise you....more

Isn’t E-Discovery Hard Enough Without the Internet of Things?

This week, after a seemingly endless year of construction, my family and I moved into our new, energy-efficient home. As I was in the kitchen unpacking, my daughter cried out, somewhat dramatically, “Mama, come here…. The...more

Privacy: What the World Has to Say About It

Let’s face it: technology has made the world smaller. It’s no longer extraordinary for what was once termed a “mid-sized” or “regional” company to trade and outsource in foreign markets. Indeed, the Internet has made it...more

Social Media Compliance: Frequently Asked Questions

Last month, I discussed some of the salient compliance requirements associated with using Social Media.* Then, a few days later, I offered to you my article, entitled Social Media and Networking Compliance. This month, on...more

Top 3 Concerns in Data Security [Video]

In the video, Robert Brownstone, co-chair of Fenwick’s Electronic Information Management Group, describes how the world of data security impacts every organization regardless of size. He identifies three main areas of...more

In-House Counsel in the Cloud Can You Trust Online Storage

This article explains to in-house corporate counsels the risks, benefits, and issues to investigate regarding cloud storage of data....more

Study: 13 million Facebook users aren't protecting their privacy

According to a new study by Consumer Reports, approximately 13 million Facebook users in the United States either ignore, don’t know how to use, or aren't aware of Facebook’s privacy settings. Furthermore, the...more

Key Privacy, Security and Information Management Issues in a Digital World Economy

Web 2.0, mobile applications and cloud based services have revolutionized how companies communicate and interact with customers, current and prospective, and how businesses process, transmit, secure and store information. ...more

EU Meaning of Consent for data processing

Originally publisHed in E-Commerce Law & Policy in UK this article analyses the meaning of consent in the EU as it relates to processing of personal data....more

5 Things to Consider When You Are Served with a Lawsuit [Video]

Scott Leipzig, a Los Angeles-based litigator, describes five things to consider when you are served with a lawsuit. 1. Protect Privilege: Internal communications often become the smoking gun in a Plaintiff’s case. All too...more

Social Media Implications for Consumer Law Litigation

Explanation of how social media investigation and evidence can form the basis of consumer transactions and be subject to consumer protection laws and be evidence useful in litigation. Methods of social media evidence...more

Class Action Against Whole Foods for "Case Discount" Problems Certified by the Northern District of Ohio

Class Action Against Whole Foods for "Case Discount" Problems Certified by the Northern District of Ohio...more

What Does Your Copier Say About You?

Pay attention to the hard drive on your copier or scanner. It could be storing social security numbers, payroll information, tax returns, health records and other personal and sensitive information. If someone accesses your...more

Are my emails sent from work protected by the attorney-client privilege?

So you have sent email messages to your lawyer or to prospective lawyers from work and now you are wondering whether they will remain confidential by the attorney-client privilege. Better take a look. Contact: George E....more

Product Liability Update - August 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: * Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Holds Sale Terms Mandating Individualized Arbitration of Claims Violate Public Policy of Unfair and Deceptive Practices Statute Favoring Classwide Resolution of...more

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