California Consumers Privacy Act got amended and enforcement actions delayed

After only three months from its approval the California Consumers Privacy Act (CCPA) was amended. On September 23, 2018 Senate Bill 1121 was signed into law. The legislation, which takes effect immediately, amends the CCPA, which was passed on June 2018. Among other things, the amendment: – clarifies the definition of “personal information”, explaining that it […]

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Italian GDPR harmonization law is published on the Official Gazette

On September 4, 2018, Legislative Decree n. 101/2018 harmonizing the national privacy law with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was published on the official Italian journal (Gazzetta ufficiale n. 205 04-09-2018). The Legislative Decree does not abrogate the Italian Privacy Code (Legislative Decree 196/2003), which therefore remains in force, but that Code is harmonized with […]

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Italy works on current privacy rules rather than completely deleting them

On August 8, 2018, the Italian Government communicated that the legislative decree that harmonizes the national legislation to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will not abrogate the Italian Privacy Code previously in force. According to an initial formulation, the legislative decree was intended to completely repeal the privacy laws in force. However, in the […]

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The California Consumers Privacy Act

On June 28, 2018, California passes Bill 375 (Chau, Hertzberg, Dodd), which will provide Californians with fundamental new consumer privacy rights. In summary, the broad private right of action in the initiative covers instances of data breach – violations are subject to enforcement by the Attorney General – the right to know all a consumer’s […]

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Guidelines on Transparency under Regulation 2016/679 (wp260rev.01)

The guidelines on Transparency under Regulation 2016/679 provide practical guidance and interpretative assistance from the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) on the new obligation of transparency concerning the processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Transparency is an overarching obligation under the GDPR applying to three central areas: (1) the provision […]

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EPT – Estates, Powers and Trusts 

EPTL Article 13-A was enacted in September of 2016 and directly addresses the ability of a fiduciary (i.e., executor, agent, trustee, guardian) to access digital asset Article 13-A  – ADMINISTRATION OF DIGITAL ASSETS SUMMARY OF ARTICLE Part 1 – (13-A-1) DEFINTIONS Part 2 – (13-A-2.1 – 13-A-2.4) APPLICABILITY, PROCEDURE FOR DICLOSURE, USER DIRECTIONS Part 3 – (13-A-3.1 – […]

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Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) is a United States cybersecurity bill that was enacted in 1986 as an amendment to existing computer fraud law (18 U.S.C. § 1030), which had been included in the Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984. The law prohibits accessing a computer without authorization, or in excess of authorization.

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