Tag Archives: Information

EFF & PK: Government Still Blocking Information on Secret IP Enforcement Treaty

Broken Promises from the Obama Administration Keep Americans in the Dark About ACTA. Public interest groups today called on the US government to stop blocking the release of information about a secret intellectual property trade agreement with broad implications for … Continue reading

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Khan & Pozen on Information Fiduciaries

Lina Khan (Yale University, Law School) & David Pozen (Columbia University – Law School) have posted A Skeptical View of Information Fiduciaries (Harvard Law Review, Vol. 133, 2019, Forthcoming) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: The concept of “information fiduciaries” has surged … Continue reading

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Firefox Send – Free File Transfers while Keeping your Personal Information Private

Firefox Send, send.firefox.com. “Send is a free encrypted file transfer service that allows users to safely and simply share files from any browser. Additionally, Send will also be available as an Android app in beta later this week. Now that … Continue reading

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Even If “Secret,” Information Will Not Qualify As a “Trade Secret” Unless Adequate Measures Were Taken To Protect That Secrecy

A federal judge in Chicago recently taught a painful lesson to an Illinois employer: even if information is sufficiently sensitive and valuable that it could qualify as a “trade secret,” it won’t unless the owner of the information took adequate … Continue reading

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Florida Legislature Proposes State Biometric Information Privacy Act

The regular session of the Florida Legislature began on March 5, 2019. Over the course of the 60 day session, the Legislature will consider a number of bills on a variety of topics. Among the measures that will be considered … Continue reading

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