Privacy Enforcement: Cal AG Moves on Mobile Apps, MD Beefs Up Privacy Enforcement

California AG Makes Privacy Recommendation for Mobile Apps California Attorney General Kamala Harris released a report “Privacy on the Go: Recommendations for the Mobile Ecosystem,” urging mobile app developers to adopt fair privacy practices such as (i) avoiding collecting personally identifiable data not needed for app’s basic functionality, (ii) make the app’s privacy policy accessible…

State Watch: Online Gambling and Amazon Tax

New Jersey Becomes Third State to Approve Online Gambling, More to Follow New Jersey has joined Delaware and Nevada among states that have legalized intrastate online gambling, while Massachusetts, California, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa and Mississippi are considering similar moves.  As states look for a big payout in revenue from such measures, recent studies have analyzed past…

CLBR Names Heroes and Zeroes for 2012

CLBR YEAR END SHOW NAMES CYBER HEROES AND ZEROES In the final CLBR edition for 2012, a panel of Dan Tynan and Brenda Christensen joined host Bennet Kelley in naming the Cyber Heroes and Zeroes for 2012. 2012 HEROES Big Data Doug Gansler, Maryland Attorney General Kamala Harris, California Attorney General Jayne Hitchcock, Working to Halt…

CLBR #79 – NAAG and Privacy and Cyber Thanksgiving

Segment 1:  Douglas Gansler, Maryland Attorney General and President of National Association of Attorney Generals Background Link Segment 2: Cyber Thanksgiving with Peter Kronowitt from Intel and Marc Danziger from Charmed Particles Background Link Misc: Thanksgiving Day in New England marks the 84th matchup between my high school LaSalle Academy against East Providence High that dates…

CLBR Segment 1: Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler

Segment 1: Douglas Gansler Maryland Attorney General President of the National Association of Attorney Generals  (NAAG) Five Key Facts: (1) Gansler is President of NAAG and has stated his intention to make online privacy his principal project during his tenure. (2) As AG, Gansler established a statewide internet safety initiative focused on school-aged children, and…

CLBR #78: Russian Cybercrime and Web Terms and Conditions (Wed 11/14 at 10AM PT)

LAST WEEK 2012 Presidential Election and Obama Re-Election Insights and Aftermath   SEGMENT 1 10:00AM Pacific   Has Moscow Become the Cyber Crime Outlet Mall? with Rik Fergus – Director of Security Research and Communication at Trend Micro Link SEGMENT 2 10:30 AM Pacific The Not So Fine Fine Print with Andrew Couts – Digital Trends…