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White & Case LLP

Department of Commerce Review of Export Controls on Emerging Technologies

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On November 19, 2018, the Department of Commerce (DOC), Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published in the Federal Register (FR) an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) titled Review of Controls for Certain...more

Robinson & Cole LLP

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - October 2018 #3

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This week the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an investigative report that outlined cyber incidents that nine public companies had experienced, causing fraudulent losses totaling more than $100 million. The...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

New Pennsylvania Law Imposes Fine for Using Drones to Spy

On October 12, 2018, Pennsylvania approved a new law that imposes criminal penalties on individuals who use drone to spy on others. The law takes effect in 60 days....more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

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Google has announced plans to shutter Google Plus, its “floundering answer to Facebook,” following the discovery of a security vulnerability that “exposed the private data of up to 500,000 users of the service.” Google...more

Akerman LLP - HR Defense

Covert Employees: Recording Conversations at Work

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Can an employee secretly record conversations with a co-worker, supervisor, human resources manager or executive and use that recording in a claim or lawsuit against his/her employer? ...more

Littler

Hit the Pause Button: The Implications of Recording in the Workplace

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Workplace recordings have made headlines in recent weeks. For example, Omarosa Manigault-Newman publicly played a recording of a meeting with her then-boss, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, to bolster her claim that he...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Spyware Company Hacked

It has been reported that a hacker was able to break into the servers of TheTruthSpy, a company that is described as “one of the most notorious stalkerware companies out there” (Motherboard, August 2018) and was able to...more

Robinson+Cole ERISA Claim Defense Blog

New Case Gives Guidance on Video Surveillance in Disability Cases

Video surveillance can be an extremely effective tool in making disability benefits determinations. Historically, courts have cautioned that the weight given to surveillance in these cases depends both on the amount and...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Weekly Update Newsletter - August 2018 #3

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FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATIONS - Federal Acquisition Regulation; Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors - The Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and NASA are adopting as final, without...more

Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell

Finally, Public Agency Does Not Have To Pay Media's Attorneys' Fees Under Florida Public Records Act

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In State Attorney’s Office of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, et al., v. Cable News Network, Inc., et al., the Fourth District Court of Appeal held that the School Board of Broward County is not required to pay the Media...more

Lane Powell PC

ERISA: New Case Provides Tips on Effective Use of Video Surveillance in Disability Claim Decisions

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Video surveillance can be an effective tool in assessing the level of activity of the disabled claimant. But make sure the video surveillance is performed correctly, and use it properly....more

Womble Bond Dickinson

NDAA Includes Prohibitions on Certain Telecom, Video Surveillance Equipment

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Congress yesterday passed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes a section on prohibitions ofcertain telecommunications and video surveillance equipment (Sec. 889). The bill is expected to be...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Plaintiff Who Videotaped the Defendant's Lawyer and Expert Loses His "Karma" Work Product Argument

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Nearly every court protects as work product personal injury defense lawyers' secret surveillance videotapes of plaintiffs engaging in activities that belie their injury claims. Not surprisingly, those courts normally require...more

Morgan Lewis

Germany Enacts GDPR Implementation Law

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Germany’s EU Data Protection Adaptation and Implementation Act addresses issues left open by the General Data Protection Regulation and implements the EU Directive 2016/680 on Data Protection for the Prevention and...more

Fisher Phillips

Why Your Company Should Be Using Email Enterprise Vaults, Anti-Deletion Programming and Key Stroke Surveillance Software in the...

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Twenty-five years ago most companies’ greatest fear of espionage was employee theft at the photocopy machine at 2 in the morning. The company playbook could not be forwarded in an email or put on a thumb drive in a matter of...more

Franczek Radelet P.C.

Next Time You Want to Conduct FMLA Surveillance, Be Sure to Have a Good Reason Why

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Porn and the FMLA. This has all the makings of one big, fat men’s soap opera. Johnnie Walker was a longtime police officer with the Pocatello Police Department, and he was tasked with investigating Scott and several other...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Read This Before You Press “Record”

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Technology is making it easier and easier to satisfy our curiosity about just what the heck the people in our lives are up to. Are you curious about your husband’s whereabouts? You could plant a GPS device on his car. Do...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

Covert Surveillance at Work: A Breach of the Right to Privacy

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In Lopez Ribalda & Ors v Spain (Application nos. 1874/13 and 8567/13) the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) held that the installation of and reliance on covert surveillance at work was a breach of the workers’ right to...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Smile For The Camera, And Other Family Law Nightmares

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You never know when or where the next video camera or recording device is going to show up. And when you’re in the middle of a contested divorce, particularly if there are custody issues, caution is key. I was reminded of...more

Lane Powell PC

Breaking Down the #Memo

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By now you’ve likely heard of, and perhaps read, the much-vaunted memorandum written by the Republican majority staffers on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) and released to the public this past...more

Snell & Wilmer

Border Patrol Continues to Test Drone Use

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While legislative wrangling over construction of a border wall continues, unmanned aerial vehicles are a growing part of the nation’s defense strategy. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has implemented the Predator-B...more

Akerman LLP - HR Defense

Big Brother is Watching You: Feds Now Vetting Foreign Workers Via Social Media

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Employers may need to start “following” the information their foreign national workers share on Twitter or Facebook, as the Department of Homeland Security is turning social media into the federal government’s latest...more

Morgan Lewis

FERC Issues 2017 Enforcement Report

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Report adds transparency on surveillance activities and confirms that despite the lack of quorum for much of FY 2017, FERC enforcement activity continued prior trends....more

Zapproved LLC

The Boundary Layer Between Law and Technology in the Connected Society

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If someone said to me, “You have to choose one phrase to describe the last couple of decades of world history, what would it be?” I would have very little trouble answering that question. I would describe the last couple of...more

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Surveillance In The Workplace

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Q. Can employers prevent employees from recording conversations in the workplace. A. Sometimes. As technology continues to advance, so does the likelihood that everything you say and do is being recorded, even in the...more

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