CCPA Enforcement Begins on July 1, 2020: Is Your Company Ready?

By Krishna A. Jani, Flaster Greenberg   The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) is one of the strongest and most comprehensive consumer data privacy laws in the country. It is designed to protect the data privacy rights of citizens living in California, and can thus impact any business that has customers in California. In essence,
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Bipartisan Legislation Proposed to Protect Consumer Privacy During COVID-19

By Krishna A. Jani, Flaster Greenberg   On Monday, June 1, federal lawmakers proposed the Exposure Notification Privacy Act (ENPA), a piece of bipartisan legislation aimed at protecting consumer privacy and promoting public health in the development of exposure notification technologies as a way to combat the spread of COVID-19. The legislation makes participation in
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Emerging COVID-19 Exposure Notification Technology, Data Privacy, and Cybersecurity Issues

By Jennifer K. Wagner, J.D., Ph.D   The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has raised its own set of data privacy and cybersecurity issues, as people turn to technological solutions to assist with the daunting task of quickly identifying cases of infection (despite persistent problems with availability of diagnostic and serologic testing) and stopping the spread of
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Website Security, SEO, Portals & Legal Ethics

By Jennifer Ellis, Esq.   These days most businesses have websites that market to potential clients/customers. Also, some businesses offer a portal through which they communicate with clients/customers. Of course, many businesses take payments through their sites. For law firms, all these issues come into play. However, law firms must be cautious about meeting ethical
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The Sky Is Falling: If You Aren’t Paperless, Remote Technology Is Useless & You May Not Be Ethically Competent

By Daniel J. Siegel, Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC   The sky is falling! The sky is falling! I am always being accused of being the Chicken Little of law office technology, always warning attorneys and law firms that they need to use technology and remove the leech of dependency on traditional methods
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