With the recent passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration now has the authority to regulate tobacco sales, marketing, and use. Though this law is a beneficial step, some gaps remain. There are significant merits to state and local … Read more
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Uruguay receives adequacy determination from EU for personal data protections.
At the end of August, the European Union determined that Uruguay’s privacy laws provide an adequate level of protection. This allows companies, governments, or individuals to transfer personal information from Europe to Uruguay without the use …
Pew Survey highlights users changing concerns about privacy online
Recently, the Pew Internet and American Life Project released a report detailing consumer use of search engines. The survey highlighted both that users have begun to learn how much of …
SXSW Privacy Roundup: 5 Key Takeaways for Startups
SXSW Interactive, better known as SXSWi, just ended last week. SXSWi is a wonderful event to experience new startups, applications, and innovations. This year, privacy was a powerful theme at …
Book Review – I Know Who You Are and I Saw What I Did by Lori Andrews
As social networking sites have become more pervasive, the amount of private information shared online continues to grow. For some, this is just seen as the cost one must pay …
European Commission Proposed Data Protection Law
On January 25, 2012, the European Commission released a proposed General Data Protection Legislation (“Proposed Regulation”) for comprehensive reform of existing European Union (“EU”) data protection rules. Through the Proposed …
- Uruguay receives adequacy determination from EU for personal data protections.