India Creates Personal Data Protection Bill

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India Personal Data Protection Bill

There is mounting demand all over the world for governments to enact legislation that will more strictly regulate the collection, storage, and dissemination of personal data. The European Union has already enacted a regulation called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that ensures individuals greater privacy, security, and control of personal data online. Many such bills have been passed by American … Read More

Senate Proposes Federal Online Privacy Bill

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Federal Data Privacy Bill

In November 2019, several US senators introduced a new bill called the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA). The bill was introduced to the US Senate by Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington. It was co-sponsored by senators Brian Schatz, Ed Markey, and Amy Klobuchar. The purpose of COPRA is to expand the rights of online privacy for consumers in the … Read More

SMBs Concerned About Employees, Holiday Shopping, and Data Security

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Employee Holiday Shopping Data Security

It’s almost the end of November, and chances are that a considerable number of people are in a Christmas shopping frenzy as they’re taking advantage of Black Friday sales and deals across a plethora of various online retail sites. But while you’re looking for that “perfect deal”, you could be putting yourself and even your own job in danger. Small- … Read More

Canadian Court Issues Order to ISPs In Move Against Piracy

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Canada Blocks ISP Sites for Piracy

Media piracy has been prevalent since the floodgates were opened on what we know as the Internet. While each country has its own methods in trying to deal with piracy, Canada has made its first bold step towards setting a precedent for how to deal with piracy that occurs within its borders. Just this month, the Canadian Federal Court issued … Read More

Google and Oracle Battle in Court Over Copyright Law

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Google Oracle Court Case

Creating software code from scratch can later become the basis of advanced developments for devices and operating systems. Developers with innovation in mind can take existing software and alter it to build new programs. In the case of Google vs. Oracle, the latter claims that Google has used Oracle’s copyrighted programming code in an Android operating system. Oracle sued Google … Read More