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Illinois Court of Appeals Holds BIPA Plaintiffs Must Allege Some Actual Harm

In a ruling that may have significant impact on the recent wave of biometric privacy suits, an Illinois state appeals court held that plaintiffs must claim actual harm to be considered an “aggrieved person” covered by Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy … Continue reading

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Actual Injury Required for Biometric Suits

** Biometric Plaintiffs Face Significant Setback in Illinois **                                                                … Continue reading

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CFTC on Bitcoin Retail Transactions After Bitfinex “Actual Delivery” Exception Enforcement Action

The CFTC defines its authority over retail commodity transactions involving virtual currency and Bitcoin after it brought enforcement actions against Bitfinex for not meeting “actual delivery” exemption. On Friday 15th 2017 the CFTC released a Proposed Interpretation of its view of … Continue reading

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The appearance of a conflict or an actual conflict: Do they differ?

The NYT public editor has a column today addressing whether a reporter had an actual conflict or the appearance of one. The issue had been raised in the Columbia Journalism Review. A reporter had a relationship with a speakers bureau … Continue reading

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Now, an actual reading recommendation

Jeremy De Beer & Mario Bouchard, Canada's 'Orphan Works' Regime: Unlocatable Copyright Owners and the Copyright Board, 10 Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 215 (2010): Fascinating empirical overview of how the system works in Canada: I did not realize, for … Continue reading

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