California Consumer Privacy Act

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 may be the most well-known privacy law in the United States, but it is also one of the most misunderstood.

Many

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“Businesses, service providers, and contractors are to comply with not just the letter of the (California Consumer Privacy Act), but the spirit of the law.”

That is according to a

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During a recent webinar hosted by The Chicago Bar Association, some other panelists and I made some predictions about the future of data privacy.

What is on the horizon?

  1. The 
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The old saying went that “if you don’t want it on the front page of the newspaper, don’t put it in an email.” Well, if you don’t want to produce
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What do obscenity and data minimization have in common?

As Justice Potter Stewart famously wrote in his concurring opinion to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the 1964 free speech
Continue Reading What’s Data Minimization? As the Saying Goes, You’ll ‘Know It When (You) See It’