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Controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement to be Signed Today

Trade Ministers from Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Viet Nam will meet today in Auckland, New Zealand to sign the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). We have covered the TPP extensively in this blog and in connection with Cyber Law and Business Report.  For background on…

China Arrests Human Rights Lawyers As State Media Mocks Feminist For “Blabbering About The Rule of Law and Human Rights”

Originally posted on JONATHAN TURLEY:
China has conducted another round up of human rights lawyers, including Wang Yu, the country’s most prominent woman human rights lawyer. Adding an Orwellian element to this latest outrage was China’s state media which accused Wang last year of “blabbering about the rule of law and human rights.” Wang and…

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FTC Announces PrivacyCon and Startup Security Conferences

The Federal Trade Commission has announced the agenda for its January 14th PrivacyCon, which it describes as a conference to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders, including whitehat researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and government regulators, to discuss the latest research and trends related to consumer privacy and data security. The FTC called…

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Websites Fight Back Over Ad Blocking

Websites Fight Back Over Ad Blocking The online advertising industry is growing increasingly concerned over the growth in the usage of ad blocking software.  This is especially true in light of the findings from the 2015 DCN Consumer Ad Block Report and the Page Faire – Adobe 2015 Ad Blocking Report Ad Blocking by the Numbers Among…