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Kartik Prasad Blog Post

April 12, 2017 3:16 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Kartik Prasad Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 12, 2017 Transparency Reports and the FREEDOM Act. The Snowden revelations showcased how Sections 215 and 702 was abused by the NSA in bulk collection of phone metadata. The FREEDOM Act (the Act) sought to curtail this practice by banning the NSA from directly collecting the metadata.…
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Junjie Yan: Blog Post

April 12, 2017 11:44 am Ashley Jacques 0
Junjie Yan Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 13, 2017 Title of Blog Post: Implications of the upcoming repeal of Internet privacy protections Article: Brian Fung, The House just voted to wipe away the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections Wash.…
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Ambar Bhushan: Blog Post

April 12, 2017 11:42 am Ashley Jacques 1
Ambar Bhushan Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 13, 2017 Lone Wolf 4th Amendment Challenge To NSA Bulk Data Collection Put On Ice Tennessee lawyer Elliot Schuchardt’s lawsuit alleging that the NSA was collecting and storing “massive quantities of email and other data created by United States Citizens” has been removed from the District Court’s active docket, The Pennsylvania Record reports.…
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Cecilia Coelho Romero: Blog Post

April 12, 2017 11:41 am Ashley Jacques 0
Cecilia Coelho Romero Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 12, 2017 The end of unrestrained bulk metadata collection after Snowden’s revelations The USA Patriot Act enacted in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks allowed through its Section 215 the bulk metadata collection, which generated much debate in American society about the proper balance between national security and civil liberties.…
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Jian Wu Blog Post

April 11, 2017 4:42 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Jian Wu Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 11, 2017 Title of Blog Post: China’s Cybersecurity Law Goes into Effect June 1, 2017 Article: Katherine W. Keally, China’s Cybersecurity Law Goes into Effect June 1, 2017—Are You Ready?, NACD Online (March 21, 2017), https://blog.nacdonline.org/2017/03/chinas-cybersecurity-law-goes-into-effect-june-1-2017-are-you-ready/ Blog Text: The Cybersecurity Law of China, promulgated by the National Congress Standing Committee of China, will become effective on June 1, 2017.…
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Caroline Alewaerts Blog Post

April 11, 2017 8:07 am Ashley Jacques 0
Caroline Alewaerts Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 10, 2017 Uncertain Future of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Reduced to only one member since the beginning of the year, many news reports warn that the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) may have become a dead shell, and will remain so unless decisions are made to replenish it.…
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Alessandro Cocco Blog Post

April 10, 2017 3:50 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Alessandro Cocco Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 8, 2017 The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (“FISA”) governs foreign intelligence, and introduces a legal regime different from the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”, the statute governing surveillance for domestic law enforcement purposes).…
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Caitlin Schultz: Blog Post

April 4, 2017 5:24 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Caitlin Schultz Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 4, 2017 Title of Blog Post: Turning the Tables: Publishing Congress’s Browser History Article: Travis M. Andrews, Protesters Raise More than $200,000 to Buy Congress’s Browsing Histories, Wash. Post (Mar. 30, 2017), https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/03/30/protesters-raise-more-than-200000-to-buy-congresss-web-histories-theyre-likely-in-for-a-surprise.…
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Hernán Garcés Blog Post

April 3, 2017 3:24 pm Ashley Jacques 0
Hernán Garcés Information Privacy Law Professor Ira Rubinstein April 3, 2017  The highest court of the European Union rules that Member States may not impose a general obligation to retain data on providers of electronic communications services  Last December, four days before Christmas, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) made a present to the European citizens in a major privacy decision declaring that indiscriminate storing of private citizens’ communications data is illegal under EU law.  …