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RI Becomes First State to Veto Revenge Porn Legislation

RI Becomes First State to Veto Revenge Porn Legislation Over the last few years, 34 states and the District of Columbia have enacted legislation designed to address Cyber Exploitation (aka Revenge Porn). ¬† In June, House Bill¬†7537, which would ban Cyber Exploitation in the Ocean State, passed both the Rhode Island Senate and House with…

CLBR Today – Robert Ellis Smith Addresses Mobile App Privacy

ROBERT ELLIS SMITH RETURNS TO CLBR TO DISCUSS PRIVACY AND MOBILE APPS With California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ enforcement action filed against Delta for its lack of privacy policy for its mobile app and the FTC indicating that it is investigating mobile compliance with children’s privacy protections, mobile privacy has become the hot domestic internet…

TOP STORY: PEAK AMAZON SEASON

PEAK AMAZON SEASON 5 New State Laws and Cal Bill Sent to Governor On Thursday the California legislature responded to Governor Jerry Brown’s budget veto by passing a new budget that included Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner’s Amazon Tax bill (AB 153)once again (and two companion measures having the same result through expanding sales tax to anyone…

Amazon Tax Gaining Traction

From 9/21 Cyber Report This year legislatures in California, Hawaii, North Carolina and Rhode Island followed New York’s lead in passing the “Amazon Tax”, although the legislation was vetoed in California and Hawaii. You can expect even more states to consider this issue next year, as not only will state?s fiscal predicament be even worse…