The European Union (EU) Parliament recently passed new EU-wide data protection legislation. In the EU, data protection is a fundamental human right, so it only seems fitting that the continent would work to create a single set of rules that would govern everyone instead of allowing the member states to have their own, separate laws…. READ MORE
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Revised California Consumer Privacy Act Regulations Published: Some Help Provided, But Vast Uncertainty Remains
Recently, the California Attorney General’s Office (“AG”) issued two sets of modifications to the regulations that are meant to govern application and enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). An original set of proposed regulations was issued in October 2019. A second set was issued on February 7, 2020 and then a… READ MORE
What is Revenge Porn?
Revenge porn is the posting of explicit photos or videos of another person without his or her permission, commonly by exes or a significant other. These videos or photos may have been consensual at the time they were taken, but once they are posted without one party’s permission, liability can ensue.
There has been widespread suggestion that privacy concerns will be this generation’s biggest and most daunting issue. Thanks to the Internet and society’s ever-growing reliance on it – posting our life stories on Social Media, using online banking systems, online shopping, and so forth – more and more people are becoming aware of just how… READ MORE
Revenge porn is the posting of explicit photos or videos of another person without his or her permission, commonly by exes or a significant other. Currently there are 27 states that criminalize revenge porn. These states include Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, D.C., Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New… READ MORE
It’s generally accepted in today’s society that once something is put online, it is no longer private. Most people are cautious about what they put on their social media profiles because they understand that employers or other people can access those profiles. However, are people equally cautious about their online dating profiles?