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ICO Issues GBP 400,000 Fine for Illegal Collection and Sharing of Personal Data

On April 9, 2019, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (the “ICO”) levied one of its most significant fines under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “DPA”) against pregnancy and parenting club Bounty (UK) Limited (“Bounty”), fining the company GBP 400,000. … Continue reading

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LEED Credit is Designed to Eliminate Illegal Wood in Buildings

The U.S. Green Building Council is being applauded for the release last week of the new pilot credit intended “to reduce the risk that illegally sourced, harvested or traded wood products are used in building.” The LEED BD+C: New Construction … Continue reading

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Attorneys General Express Widespread Support for TRACED Act Reintroduced in the Senate to Stop Illegal Robocall Scams

By Pamela Garvie, Amy Carnevale, Andrew Glass, Gregory Blase, Joseph Wylie, Molly McGinley, and Hollee Watson Sen. John Thune (R-SD), member of the Senate Commerce Committee and chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, and Sen. … Continue reading

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Is it Illegal to Cheat on your Spouse?

The San Diego divorce attorneys at Doppelt and Forney, APLC are here to assist you in your divorce, legal separation or paternity case. We offer a free consultation where you are able to discuss your case with an experienced attorney. … Continue reading

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NY AG Finds Use of Bots, Sock-Puppets Illegal

Astroturf was again in the news last week, but not because the big game whose name we can’t mention was played on synthetic turf. Rather, last week, the office of the NY Attorney General (“AG”) announced it reached a precedent-setting … Continue reading

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