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California proposes update to the breach notification law

Ah California – the land of dreams where the sun is shining and your privacy is respected. Less than a month ago, California’s legislature proposed a new bill (Assembly Bill 1130) that …

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Massachusetts proposes a new data privacy law

Did you know that in our dear Commonwealth of Massachusetts it is illegal to scare a pigeon and that roosters are not allowed in bakeries? Always the lawyer, I ask: but what …

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California’s new IoT law

Ah, the Internet of Things – where some random dude could get access to your child’s vitals, know who is coming into and out of your house and know how you like …

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Data Inventory: why you may need one

“Inventory” is one of those words that just make most people want to take a nap. Don’t worry though, at least this isn’t one of those blog posts telling you to write …

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) compliance guide

The California state legislature is serious about privacy, with not one but two privacy laws that regulate websites – the California Online Privacy Protect Act (CalOPPA) and the California Consumer Privacy Act …

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Who needs a Data Protection Officer under GDPR

The GDPR: General Data Protection Regulation is a privacy law that protects the personal data of residents of the European Union. The law achieves this goal by requiring certain websites to have …

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Proper display of your Privacy Policy

my sister is about to have a baby and my brother showed up to the hospital in a suit because “first impressions matter” — iris kessler (@Iris_Elisabeth_) January 3, 2017 This …

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How to embed a privacy policy onto a wordpress website

Here’s a quick “how to embed a privacy policy onto a wordpress website” video: My puppy barked at the end of the video. For those of you who are interested, she’s a …

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The Internet is wrong: Privacy Policy vs. Privacy Notice

We all make mistakes. For example, I once dated a guy who had snakes as pets. But hey, I was younger then so hopefully all is forgiven. Unfortunately, there is one huge …

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You and Termageddon: a Match Made In Nerd Heaven

Being a web development agency is kind of like being the only male elephant in a zoo: everyone wants to be your partner. You get a million emails every day from someone …

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What the f*@#k does _____ mean?

Ah lawyers and our endless tirade of terminology. When will we have enough? “NEVER” we shout off of the rooftops of nondescript office buildings! However, since there are some terms on Termageddon …

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Terms and Conditions vs. Terms of Service

If you’ve ever dealt with a lawyer (sorry), you know that we love our legal jargon. It makes us feel special. And the more jargon we use, the more special we feel. …

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