Privacy is among the biggest concerns for people all over the world these days. From wallets to health trackers our lives are increasingly digitized, and President Obama has renewed his focus on privacy—with last week’s Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights being the latest step in that direction.
Soccer fans across the United States are celebrating this week—and not just because the season starts this weekend. No, it’s also because, while the season almost didn’t start at all, the league and its players managed to reach a new collective bargaining agreement and narrowly avoid a strike. While that’s the good news, there are some big issues that went unaddressed.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration today requested public comment on privacy issues related to the use of drones, or unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS”). The request came a day after two members of Congress introduced a bill that would impose significant privacy restrictions on drone operators.
Where are we these days with respect to mind-altering substances and the workplace? Here’s the latest, with the “substances” discussed in alphabetical order. This blog post is guaranteed accurate™ for at least the next five minutes.
Yelp’s lawsuit alleges a breach of the ToS (Terms of Service) by the defendants who “try to game the system and undermine that trust, by building businesses based on fraudulent reviews…” in addition to the more obvious trademark violations.
North Jersey Media Group (NJMG) owes the copyright to the seminal photograph of three firefighters raising the American flag in the rubble of the World Trade Center site on September 11, 2001 (the Work).
Takings law is complicated enough but leave it to the frequently reversed U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to twist it out of shape so much as to dare the Supreme Court to reverse it not just once but twice in the same case.
In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Kira Radinsky makes the argument that we need to start thinking about companies that have large historical data sets and block others from getting access to them as potential monopolists.
Coming on the heels of the reintroduction of the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, on March 3, 2015, the New York State Assembly Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection voted 9 to 6, with one abstention, to pass bill A.617, which would require food made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to be labeled as such.
On February 25, 2015, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) published its proposal to regulate virtual currencies in the New York Federal Register.
As the round-the-world flight of the solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 steadily approaches, aviation industry leaders are examining the potential incorporation of solar energy into their operations.