Tag Archives: Privacy

Understanding Calif.’s Game-Changing Data Protection Law: The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

Orrick partners Emily Tabatabai, Tony Kim and Jennifer Martin authored this article for Corporate Counsel on the sweeping implications for businesses of California’s newly-enacted privacy law. Members of our global Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Innovation Practice, Emily, Tony and Jennifer outline the reasons the new law will have “a … Continue reading

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USDA and Ag Data: Improving Productivity while Protecting Privacy

I recently co-authored* a paper for AGree that explains how USDA can harness the power of ag data to improve conservation programs. Here is an excerpt, with a link to the original paper. Executive SummaryThe last five years have witnessed … Continue reading

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California Enacts Sweeping Privacy Legislation

Earlier this year, after Facebook was sued in a securities class action following news that it had given access to personal user information to Cambridge Analytica, I questioned whether privacy issues might represent the next big corporate liability exposure. Among … Continue reading

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How to Read Long Privacy Policies the Easy Way

the quint: “So once I tried reading the privacy policy of a company and post that the process ran its natural course. There were parts I felt were absolutely inconsequential and the excessive use of jargon resulted in me giving … Continue reading

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Q2 2018 Quick Links, Part 3 (Privacy, Advertising, E-Commerce)

Privacy * Financial Times: How the wealthy use privacy laws to keep out of the news. GDPR as a pro-censorship tool * Techdirt: Companies Respond to the GDPR By Blocking All EU Users  * Financial Times: Data protectionism: the growing menace to global business … Continue reading

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