Christopher T. Nace

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Jan 1, 2016

Congress Seeks to Protect Consumers’ Rights to Post Negative Reviews Online about Businesses

By |Jan 1, 2016|Privacy Rights|0 Comments

Do you read all of the fine print in the contract when you make an online purchase, or do you scroll to the bottom, click "I accept," and keep moving? Some companies have been inserting non-disparagement clauses in consumer contracts, also referred to as "gag" clauses, which prohibit customers from posting negative reviews of their [...]

Dec 2, 2015

Google’s Book Scanning Project is Ruled Fair Use by Appeals Court

By |Dec 2, 2015|Privacy Rights|0 Comments

A federal appeals court ruled in favor of Google's decade-long project of scanning millions of copyrighted books. The U.S Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit dismissed the lawsuit, Authors Guild v. Google, Inc., which accused Google of copyright infringement claiming that serving up search results for books they have scanned without permission infringes on [...]

Nov 20, 2015

E.U. Courts Suspend Safe Harbor Data Transfer Agreement with U.S. amid Privacy Concerns

By |Nov 20, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

On October 6, the European Court of Justice nullified the international data transfer protocol called "Safe Harbor," which had been in place since 2000. Safe Harbor has been use by almost 5000 companies to transfer information about EU residents to servers in the United States without breaking the more stringent EU data-protection laws, but all [...]

Aug 3, 2015

OPM Data Breach Plunges Federal Judiciary into Crisis Mode

By |Aug 3, 2015|Privacy Rights|0 Comments

Among the more than 21 million current and former federal employees whose personal information was compromised during two recent data breaches at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, were federal judges and employees of the judiciary. In an article in the National Law Journal, Zoe Tillman writes about how judges and judiciary employees have been [...]