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