ILC Joins Privacy Professionals Calling for Changes to CalCPA

Internet Law Center founder Bennet Kelley joined 40 other privacy lawyers, professionals and professors in calling on the California legislature to enact major changes to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CalCPA). The letter highlights six significant problems with the CCPA, including: The CCPA affects many businesses who never had a chance to explain the law’s…

Tech Industry Offers Privacy “Grand Bargain” Which Critics Claim Offers Little Protection

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a think tank supported by Google, Amazon and Facebook released a report calling for a “Grand Bargain” on a federal privacy law that it describes as a bold new privacy framework that expands and simplifies consumer data privacy rights, reduces compliance costs from existing state and federal regulations,…

CLA/TIP Monthly Call – Washington Tackles Privacy (Wed Nov. 14 at Noon PT)

The California Lawyers Association’s Intellectual Property Section, Technology, Internet & Privacy Subcommittee’s November Call is this Wednesday, November 14th at Noon Pacific Time. Dial-in number 855-520-7605 / Passcode 1211276419# Agenda Part 1: Introduction Welcome/Introductions IP Institute Recap Part 2: Presentation Washington Tackes Privacy with Joseph Jerome Policy Counsel, Center for Democracy & Technology (see biography below)…

CLBR #310 – Cyber Diplomacy Under Trump with Christopher Painter

Cyber Diplomacy Under Trump with Christopher Painter LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher Chris Painter is a globally recognized leader and expert on cybersecurity, cyber policy, Cyber Diplomacy and combatting cybercrime. He has been on the vanguard of US and international cyber issues for over twenty-five years—first as a leading federal prosecutor of…

CLBR #308: What the Kavanaugh Nomination Means for Tech with EFF’s Camille Fischer

What the Kavanaugh Nomination Means for Tech with EFF’s Camille Fischer LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK The Senate will begin hearings on D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court immediately after Labor Day.  The nomination is mired in controversy after Republicans insisted in 2016 that it was…

Is Judge Kavanaugh a “Disaster” For Tech?

After President Trump nominated D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacancy left by retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the paper of record for Silicon Valley – the San Jose Mercury News – declared: President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is a disaster for the technology industry and…