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The candidate that might have the biggest impact on you or your community is not at the top of the ticket, but instead at the bottom – candidates for judges.  I often stress to my clients that the judicial system is part of a community’s business infrastructure and to pay attention to these races. I…

Celebrating Data Privacy Day (Jan. 28)

The Internet Law Center is proud to be a Data Privacy Day Champion.  Below is information on how you can participate in Data Privacy Day, educate your employees about how to be more privacy-aware and how you can update your own privacy settings. Data Privacy Day 2020 Helping Your Employees to be Privacy Aware Update…

Tulsi Gabbard’s Defamation Lawsuit is a Publicity Stunt for a Dying Campaign

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) defamation complaint against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is simply a reflection of the desperate state of her presidential campaign and of the need to strengthen anti-SLAPP laws to prevent dubious lawsuits such as this. A Troubled Campaign Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)’s presidential campaign has been plagued by allegations that…

CLA/TIP Monthly Call – Sacramento Update

Wednesday, December 11th at Noon Pacific Time Dial-in number 855-520-7605 / Passcode 1211276419# This fall I termed out as Chair of the Technology, Internet and Privacy (“TIP”) Working Group of the California Lawyer’s Association’s IP Section and as a member of the IP Section Executive Committee.  I currently am co-chair of the CLA’s Business Law…

California Follows Vermont Lead in Establishing Data Broker Registry

In 2019, the nation’s first registry of data brokers went online after Vermont’s data broker registry went into effect.  In October, California followed suit when Governor Newsom signed AB 1202 – the Data Broker Registration Act. In enacting the bill, the legislature explained: Companies regularly and systematically collect, analyze, share, and sell the personal information…