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State legislatures are starting to make data breach laws tougher in light of the increasing number of data breaches and the difficulty of legal recourse through the judicial system. On July 1, 2015, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy (D) signed a bill into law that provides more protections to Connecticut residents who are victims of stolen [...]

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The Copyright Office Tunes In

On November 4, 2010 By Kelly Donley

Upon Congress’s prompting, the U.S. Copyright Office has begun a study on the desirability of bringing sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972, under federal jurisdiction. In a notice of inquiry, the Copyright Office has requested written comments from all interested parties.

Sound recordings were protected solely under state law [...]

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Spammers, today is your day. If you thrive on sending unsolicited bulk e-mail by using false transmission information, then you no longer have to live in fear of certain legal consequences. On March 30, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court denied cert. to consider reinstating Virginia’s anti-spam law. Last September, the Continue Reading