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Data Privacy Primer is Concise, Authoritative Source

The Sedona Conference, a nonprofit dedicated to the advanced study of law and policy, released its Data Privacy Primer in January 2018. The Working Group on Data Security and Privacy Liability, one of the sections of the Sedona Conference working to create best practices and guidelines for the legal community, developed the primer to identify and comment on trends in data security and privacy law, helping organizations prepare for and respond to data breaches, and the legal community assess questions of liability and damages.

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Countdown to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): The UK Information Commissioner’s Priorities

Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner for the U.K., joins the regulator at a time when the U.K. is undergoing seismic changes to its political and legislative frameworks. With Brexit looming large on the horizon, her role has never been more challenging. During a recent seminar entitled “A Fireside Chat,” she shared a few of the competing priorities the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) will be managing during the coming months. Read on to learn more about them.

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Is Intellectual Property Litigation Behind eDiscovery’s Explosive Growth in Asia?

China and Japan have not traditionally been big players in the eDiscovery market. But these two economic titans are steadily growing their electronic discovery operations and expertise. Overall revenue in the global market for eDiscovery services and platforms is predicted to rise at 16.2% CAGR through 2022. And while North America still dominates the industry, Asia-Pacific is swiftly overtaking it in terms of growth rate. 

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When Google Stores Emails Overseas, Can the U.S. Government Access Them?

Privacy advocates were pleased in 2016 when the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, ruling in favor of Microsoft, found that the government could not compel the tech giant to turn over customer data stored overseas. The decision marked the first time that a federal court had ruled on whether the Stored Communications Act (SCA) could be applied overseas. At the time, it appeared that tech companies may be able to rely on the SCA to protect information stored on servers located outside the U.S. Read on for our take.

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