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  • Senate Report Highlights Illicit Transfer of Tech to China

    A recent report published by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations found that U.S. agencies are not adequately protecting U.S. research from exploitation by Chinese ‘talent recruitment programs.”  These programs, funded by the Chinese government, provide compensation...

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  • Another Delay For GDPR Crackdown

    Ireland’s data protection commissioner Helen Dixon has been poised to lower the boom on Facebook affiliate WhatsApp for a while now, but a procedural complaint by WhatsApp’s lawyers has delayed her decision. Facebook’s international offices are located...

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  • Subsidiaries, Affiliates And Privilege Protection

    When the in-house lawyer communicates with someone from an “affiliated entity,” it complicates the question of attorney-client privilege – or does it? In some ways the process of making the determination is identical, says Todd Presnell in...

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  • Legal Battle With Ex-CEO At Barnes & Noble Is A Study In Privilege

    The CEO of Barnes & Noble was accused of sexual harassment by an executive assistant, triggering an investigation under the aegis of the company’s general counsel. The CEO was then fired, without severance pay, and rancorous litigation...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Human Rights v. Security At Issue In WhatsApp NSO Lawsuit

    Last month WhatsApp sued the Israeli cybersecurity company NSO Group for installing surveillance malware on the phones of more than a thousand users, including journalists and human rights activists. The suit doesn’t identify the NSO clients on...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Battle Erupts Over Military Right To Sue

    Active duty service personnel cannot sue the government for medical malpractice, as the result of a 1950 Supreme Court ruling that gave rise to what’s been deemed the Feres Doctrine. (In May of this year the Court...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Google Antitrust Case Opens With Unusual Demand

    Google wants more safeguards before it shares business documents with outside consultants who work for the 48 states that are suing the internet services giant and its parent company, Alphabet, for antitrust violations. In a petition filed...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Hacks and Data Breaches in Graphic Detail

    A graphic illustration called the World’s Biggest Data Breaches & Hacks is enough to give you the willies if you’re a chief legal officer. They’re shown as circles of varying sizes, all clickable for some background. The...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Class Actions Are An M&A Deal Killer

    Quantifying financial potential, as a component of due diligence, is something that may be done with reasonable accuracy, but to quantify the nature and magnitude of potential class action litigation exposure is far more difficult. The risk...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Study Confirms: Employees Are Biggest Data-Security Threat

    Sixty-nine percent of organizations said they had been breached due to an insider threat. Symptomatic of how intractable the problem has become: Two thirds of the respondents themselves said they had brought data from former employers to...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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