Industry Minister James Moore announced today that most of Canada’s long-anticipated anti-spam/malware legislation (“CASL” for short) will be coming into force on July 1, 2014. As part of today’s announcement, Industry Canada also released a significantly revised and final version of its important CASL regulations.
Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act — the Act that established the FTC in the first place — makes it unlawful to engage in “unfair methods of competition … and unfair or deceptive acts or practices…”
Two recent U.S. appellate court decisions have clarified the extent to which the First Amendment protects the social media activities of government employees.
One of our more popular posts of the year was the recent Online Marketers’ Guide to Online Privacy. It focuses mostly on U.S. law with some mention of of the E.U. Safe Harbor issues. The purpose of this post is to host information regarding international online privacy issues. If you know a good resource for a country not listed, let me know and I will update this periodically.
On November 15, 2013, the Chinese Government released “A Decision on Major Issues Concerning Comprehensive and Deepening Reform” (Decision), a reform manifesto drafted at the Third Plenum of the 18th Party Congress held during November 9-12.
Mergers and Acquisitions in Tech: Examining the Megatrends of Q3, 2013—and What They Mean for Q4 and Beyond?
With a quiet Q1 and Q2 in the technology M&A space, Q3 2013 brought a pleasant surprise with its surge of deal activity, making for a healthy (and busy) end of year for the sector and raising hopes that the momentum will carry into 2014, surpassing the prosperous 2012 numbers, and making next year the year of the tech deal.
The guessing game is over. Three years after it was enacted, we now know that Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL) will come into force in stages over the next four years, beginning on July 1, 2014.
Whether it’s social network use or employees smartphones or even just plain-old email, employers have enough to worry about when it comes to technology and concerns with regards to workplace privacy and data security. Well, Google Glass could take it to a whole new level—and that doesn’t begin to consider things the general workplace distractions.
If you haven’t been paying attention to “password hygiene” preached by this blog and others, perhaps it’s time. Jose Pagliery from CNNMoney reports of a large-scale hack that has compromised over 2 million passwords at Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, Yahoo and others.