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Court to Google: “Fogettaboutit” – Courts Will Make Technology Policy

by French Caldwell  |  May 13, 2014  |  2 Comments

Today, the European Court of Justice ruled that Google, and by implication other search engines, must allow for individuals to have certain personal data blocked from search results.  The case involved a Spanish national who wished to have personal data involving a foreclosure 16 years ago, an issue that has long since been resolved, removed […]

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A Really Helpful Regulatory Change Tool

by French Caldwell  |  October 26, 2012  |  Comments Off

One of the questions I get all the time is, “Where can I find what regulations apply to me?”  I talked this morning to Fred Diers who has created GRMpedia which tracks regulations and their retention and reporting requirements.   Regs tracked include, marketing, finance, research and development, EHS, contracts, leases, IP, governance, HR and others.  […]

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Make a Statement on the Proposed Google Privacy Consent Order

by French Caldwell  |  March 31, 2011  |  Comments Off

Shortly the Federal Trade Commission will publish in the Federal Register a proposed consent order as part of a settlement with Google with respect to privacy audits. The consent order comes about because of Google violating its own Gmail privacy policies when it launched Google Buzz. According to the FTC press release: The proposed settlement […]

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Privacy Risk — Do You Want Your School Board to Put a Webcam in Your House?

by French Caldwell  |  February 22, 2010  |  1 Comment

In Maine, every middle schooler is issued a laptop. This is a trend that is gaining around the world — the Australia federal government is funding laptops in that country. Isn’t it cool that governments, non-profits and software vendors are making sure that students have the technology to learn? (Loud sound of tires skidding).  Hold […]

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