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The challenges and perils of intermediary liability

Companies generate controversy when they don’t moderate content – but even when they do.

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A new patent myth in Washington

A flawed study prompts developments in Congress and the Patent and Trademark Office that threaten progress made against trolls.

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When it comes to GDPR, are CIOs finally ready?

GDPR is a significant change for all organizations. The question is how prepared are organizations to respond of all of its edicts?

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Challenges and opportunities in California’s new privacy law

Despite its democratic deficit, California’s new regulations create an opening to get U.S. national privacy policy right.

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Open source mobile operating systems need to control fragmentation

The history of failed operating systems has a lesson for today’s competition policy regulators.

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The GDPR and the effect on US ad tech

The GDPR has been in effect since May 25. Discover the impact this new legislation has had on the U.S. ad tech industry and what it means for the future of targeted online marketing and marketing automation.

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Open government data is essential, but policies should not discourage public-private data partnerships

Policymakers must craft sensible policies to ensure the public and private sectors can continue collaborating for the benefit of government and its citizens.

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ICANN’s Whois service faces GDPR compliance challenges

Legal uncertainties shutter previously accessible databases used to identify fraudsters, criminals, thieves and hackers.

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GDPR is a missed opportunity for real privacy protection

Doubling down on individual control makes GDPR an expensive nuisance for enterprises while failing to protect consumers against likely data harms.

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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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CRM and GDPR: 8 points you may have missed

Today is the first day of the rest of your life … or at least of the endless process of GDPR compliance. Your customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation systems are ground zero for GDPR issues, but that’s not all....

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China and the West are converging on consumer data protection policy

As the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on May 25, China is also wrestling with the complex consumer protection issues that bedevil all digital economies.

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Tech Talk: Prepping for GDPR

CSO's Michael Nadeau and Steve Ragan join Computerworld's Ken Mingis and IDG Communications' Mark Lewis to look at what the new EU privacy rules mean. They offer insights on how companies can prepare – and what happens if they don't.

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Consumer data protection is an advantage, not just a responsibility

A deeper dive into the tectonic shift from business models that sell data towards those that market data protection. The backdrop: GDPR is around the corner even though 59 percent of US employees haven’t even heard of the GDPR.

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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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What #GDPRjokes tell us about the coming regulations

A glimpse inside the humor of GDPR’s impact on storing and controlling data.

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Today’s competitive digital marketplace will drive policy changes

After the Facebook hearings policymakers should remember that there’s plenty of room for new players in the digital marketplace

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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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