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A US federal court finds suspicionless searches of phones at the border is illegal

November 13, 2019 0

A federal court in Boston has ruled that the government is not allowed to search travelers’ phones or other electronic devices at the U.S. border

California’s Privacy Act: What you need to know now

October 12, 2019 0

This week California’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, published draft guidance for enforcing the state’s landmark privacy legislation. The draft text of the regulations under the

Most EU cookie ‘consent’ notices are meaningless or manipulative, study finds

August 11, 2019 0

New research into how European consumers interact with the cookie consent mechanisms which have proliferated since a major update to the bloc’s online privacy rules

Europe’s top court sharpens guidance for sites using leaky social plug-ins

July 29, 2019 0

Europe’s top court has made a ruling that could affect scores of websites that embed the Facebook ‘Like’ button and receive visitors from the region.

Lexion raises $4.2M to bring AI to contract management

July 19, 2019 0

Contract management isn’t exactly an exciting subject, but it’s a real pain point for many companies. It also lends itself to automation, thanks to recent

OneTrust raises $200M at a $1.3B valuation to help organizations navigate online privacy rules

July 11, 2019 0

GDPR, and the newer California Consumer Privacy Act, have given a legal bite to ongoing developments in online privacy and data protection: it’s always good

With a fresh $10 million in the bank, DotLab hopes to bring endometriosis test to market

July 1, 2019 0

Thirty-three-year-old founder of personalized medicine company DotLab, Heather Bowerman, wants to shake up the women’s health industry with what she believes to be a better,

LaLiga fined $280k for soccer app’s privacy violating spy mode

June 12, 2019 0

Spanish soccer’s premier league, LaLiga, has netted itself a €250,000 (~$280k) fine for privacy violations of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) related to its

Uber is facing Australian class action suit alleging ‘unlawful conduct’

May 5, 2019 0

As it gears up to go public Uber is facing legacy baggage down under: A class action lawsuit has been filed in Australia on behalf

China’s startup ecosystem is hitting back at demanding working hours

April 15, 2019 0

In China, the laws limit work to 44 hours a week and require overtime pay for anything above that. But many aren’t following the rules,

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