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International tax talks and country actions rendering digital tax discussion moot

Sector-specific – including digital – taxes make no sense.

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Facebook embraces content moderation regulation…or does it?

The company’s stance suggests a sensible alternative to government censorship.

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Don’t let Title II be the enemy of the good

Former Congressman Rick Boucher, founder of the House Internet Caucus, says Congress has before it the best opening since the net neutrality debate began 15 years ago for a bipartisan open internet bill.

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The United States needs a federal privacy law

As different US states and countries around the world enact privacy laws, it’s time for the federal government to as well.

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The drum beat continues for regulating the content moderation practices of digital platforms

New transatlantic initiatives focus on an increased government role.

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It’s time to think seriously about regulating platform content moderation practices

A sensible regulatory regime can discourage harmful content and still protect free speech.

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We can’t hide from digital sleuths anymore

But privacy law can protect us from harm.

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The patent troll problem cannot be dismissed as a myth

PTO Director Iancu’s startling comparison to little red riding hood ignores the evidence.

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AI-driven content moderation can never be perfect

Regulatory pressure to rely more on automated takedowns threatens to undermine the legitimacy of online spaces.

Protecting against the swing back towards strong patents

The value of patents means companies need to mitigate the risk of being sued for patent infringement.

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It’s time for a uniform national privacy law

In light of new laws from Europe and California privacy needs to be on the Congressional agenda.

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With friends like these…you probably need a patent

Cloud startups need to be wary of large incumbent partners that actually have plans to encroach on their business. Patents are part of the answer.

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Now that it’s here, what can we learn from the bumpy journey to GDPR compliance?

Think you’re done with hearing about GDPR? Not so fast. Data privacy legislation isn’t going anywhere and there’s a lot we can learn from the ups and downs of the EU experience.

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5 biggest IT compliance headaches and how to address them

Industry experts discuss what new regulations concerning data and technology mean for organizations and what IT can do to mitigate security and compliance issues, both old and new.

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Shed light on your dark data before GDPR comes into force

Somewhere, hidden in the depths of your business, lies a threat you may never have considered. Lurking in the shadows, it silently multiplies beyond your control. It threatens your business’ security and could cost you dearly under...

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Comply today and realize value tomorrow: GDPR readiness day one and beyond

This blog is dedicated to detailing the capabilities your organization needs to comply with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and, eventually, to operationalize and enhance your privacy compliance and processes.

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5 must-ask questions for complying with GDPR’s ‘Right to be Forgotten’

For all US-based companies that might have EU data, it’s time to segregate that data and initiate proper protocols to ensure fines don’t come your way after May.

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Leaving your job: What you can and can’t take with you

Outright theft is an obvious no-no, but there are still some gray areas when it comes to what you can take with you when you leave a job and what you could land you in legal hot water.

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