Windows 10 Violates Dutch Data Protection Laws

On October 13th, the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA) announced that it had completed its investigation of Microsoft Windows 10 and determined that Windows 10’s default user privacy and consent settings violate Dutch data protection laws.  This case is a prime example of wh
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Does Your U.S. Company Keep Your EU Employees’ Data in the U.S.? The New EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Has Stricter Compliance Requirements for You!

                                                                                                                                                         Photo: European Union In addition to complying with the new Privacy Shield requirements regarding EU data privacy/security stan
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U.S. Releases EU-US Privacy Shield Fact Sheet 

  Does your U.S. based company communicate with people living in the EU? Does it receive information or data from, or about, people in the EU? Does it have customers, contractors or suppliers in the EU? Does it have employees working in the EU? Is it one of the over 4,000 U.S. co
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The Arctic Circle Organization Holds Alaskan Arctic Shipping Summit

The Arctic Circle Organization headquartered in Iceland held its first regional summit “The Alaskan Arctic Summit on Shipping and Ports” August 23-25, 2015 in Anchorage, Alaska. It’s the first in a series of issues-based forums The Arctic Circle Organization plans to hold around
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FTC Tells Business “Start With Security”

This scary symbol for computer virus marks the Federal Trade Commission’s new “Start with Security: A Guide for Business” issued on June 30, 2015. The Guide reviews over 50 data security enforcement settlements and provides lessons learned for business from those cases.
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Top 10 Social Media Mistakes for Business

Author: Linda Priebe (Partner, Washington D.C.) Social media has evolved into an integral part of marketing and commerce, but it can also open the door to legal and financial troubles if a business does not manage its social media outreach. Does your business make any of the following
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