CLA/TIP Monthly Call –The Debate over CaCPA with Prof. Eric Goldman

The Debate over the California Consumer Privacy Act with Santa Clara Law Professor Eric Goldman The California Lawyers Association’s Intellectual Property Section, Technology, Internet & Privacy Subcommittee’s February Call  Wednesday, February 13th at Noon Pacific Time Dial-in number 855-520-7605 / Passcode 1211276419# Agenda Part 1: Introduction Welcome/Introductions Part 2: Presentation by Professor Goldman Professor Goldman will address…

DOJ Opinion Closes Door to Online Gambling in the States

In 2011, a Justice Department opinion letter opened the door to online gambling in the United States for the first time since Congress passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA).   The opinion abandoned prior expansive interpretation of the Wire Act and limited its application to only sports wagering, thereby giving the green…

Mass Supreme Court Affirms Conviction of Girlfriend in Texting Suicide Case

In a case that has gained national notoriety, Michelle Carter was charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the July 2014 suicide of Conrad Roy by inhaling carbon monoxide that was produced by a gasoline-powered water pump located in his truck.¹   This week, the Massachusetts Supreme Court affirmed her conviction dismissing challenges on the basis of…

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Vermont Data Broker Law Goes Into Effect

  In 2018, the state of Vermont enacted the nation’s first law regulating data brokers which went into effect on January 1, 2019.  Data brokers were required to register by February 1, 2019. The law defines a data broker as a business that “knowingly collects and sells or licenses to third parties the brokered personal information…

Internet Law Center is a Data Privacy Day Champion

  Internet Law Center Joins the National Cyber Security Alliance in Global Effort to Support Data Privacy Day by Becoming a 2019 Champion Each Jan. 28, Hundreds of Organizations and Individuals Collaborate to Generate Awareness About the Importance of Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust The Internet Law Center has announced its commitment to Data…

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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…