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Legal Technology

TweetThe European Commission has today proposed a comprehensive reform of its 1995 data protection rules in a bid to not only strengthen online privacy rights but also, it claims, to boost Europe’s digital economy. The EU cites as reasons for the proposed reforms the developments in technology about the way data is collected, assessed and used. […]

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TweetIf you’ve been involved in international civil or criminal proceedings, you might have had trouble obtaining potentially relevant materials. This is no surprise because some countries are very protective of their or their citizens’ privacy. Additionally, others don’t enforce or don’t have relevant laws. LawTech Europe Congress 2012 is a conference dedicated to the discussion of […]

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TweetThe U.S. Supreme Court recently voted unanimously that police violated the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution when they attached a GPS system to a suspect’s vehicle without first obtaining a search warrant.  However the Court’s reasoning was closely split 5-4, indicating that privacy issues in the age of cell phones, e-mail, etc. will remain […]

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Tweet With so many online and mobile communication channels, you could substantially increase your client base by keeping up with the technology times.  Consider your potential and current clients’ preferences and convenience. Then, keep them in their comfort zone with options such as these listed below. Apps: With the popularity of mobile apps, many clients […]

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TweetTwo controversial bills aimed at curbing copyright infringement over the internet–the Stop Online Piracy Act (“SOPA”) H.R. 3261 and its sister legislation, the Protect IP Act (“PIPA”) United States Senate Bill S.968  –appear likely to win Congressional approval this year. SOPA allows the Department of Justice and copyright holders to pursue companies hosting, linking to, and doing business with, the offending […]

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TweetNeed to cross the US border? There’s an App for that (sort of). Martin Reisch, from Montreal set out from his home with a sack full of presents for family in Vermont. He was picturing chestnuts roasting on an open fire and thankfully he brought his iPad along for short the trip. Good thing too, because […]

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