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Digital Privacy at the Border

January 8, 2020

Traditionally, border agents and U.S. government officials have enjoyed broad authority to conduct searches and investigations of travelers coming into the U.S., actions which are primarily couched under two goals: (1) to search for and discover contraband entering the U.S.; and (2) to prevent the admission and entrance of individuals ineligible for admission into the…

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CA Implements First US Consumer Data Privacy Law

January 8, 2020

With the start of 2020, California residents are the first in the country to have enhanced privacy protections akin to those provided in the EU under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), passed in September of 2018, gives Californians certain rights over the personal data collected by companies such…

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A step in the right direction or a delay of the inevitable? –How a deferred proposal from the American Law Institute could impact your web browsing in years to come

June 4, 2019

A step in the right direction or a delay of the inevitable? –How a deferred proposal from the American Law Institute could impact your web browsing in years to come. By Matt Digney Law clerk at BridgehouseLaw LLP On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at its annual meeting in Washington, the American Law Institute (ALI) chose…

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“Click Here to Accept” a Non-Competition Agreement?

March 19, 2019

“Click Here to Accept” a Non-Competition Agreement? by Nicole Murphy Attorney BridgehouseLaw LLP If you have a smartphone or most any electronic device, you have likely seen a window containing a long list of terms and conditions appear with an instruction to click “I AGREE” in order to download the necessary software. But how many…

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