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Everyone’s nightmare: privacy and data breach risks
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2015

The rapid growth of the collection, usage, storage and transmission of information in electronic form, and the expansion of the interconnectivity


Hackers continue to perpetrate wire transfer fraud scams on a global scale
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2015

An increasing number of businesses continue to be targeted by very sophisticated email scams designed to convince company employees responsible for


The General Data Protection Regulation: What Insurers Should Do Now to Prepare for Its Implementation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • May 24 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or Regulation) has been approved by European Union (EU) members as well as the Council of Europe and, at


The Advocate General considers the principle of exhaustion of rights in downloaded software
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • April 30 2012

In a decision that makes software developers' fight against piracy more difficult, a preliminary ruling by Advocate-General Bot in Case C-12811 UsedSoft v. Oracle has determined that users are allowed to re-distribute not only software that has been initially delivered on physical media whose ultimate origin can be verified, but also software that has been acquired by purely online means and whose legitimacy cannot be ascertained by consumers


Use of the internet in the fight against corruption: the Google decision and the law of unintended consequences
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 29 2014

The great irony of the European Court of Justice's ("CJEU") decision concerning Google and the 'right to be forgotten' is that the original


New ways to get parental consent to collect data from children emerging under COPPA
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2014

The regulations restricting data collection from children under the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") were greatly expanded


Federal scrutiny of evolving media practices continues to evolve
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2011

The Federal government, so far as online advertising, privacy and data security practices are concerned, roared into March 2011 like a lion, but hardly left like a lamb


GDPR Legislative Process is Complete: EU Parliament Gave Final Approval on 14 April 2016
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • April 27 2016

The EU Council and the European Parliament have officially adopted their final position on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) after more


EU Cyber Security Directive (CSD) Introduces Cross Sector Data Breach Notification
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • December 18 2015

The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have agreed on the first EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity. Under the new measure


Executive Action: Obama Administration Budgets for Cybersecurity
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2016

On February 9, 2016, the Obama administration released its final budget, which includes a request for $19 billion to fund the Cybersecurity National