Data protection law

The computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 was made as a follow-up to the one passed in 1984, with an emphasis on computer security. It seeks to find, and punish, persons who have malicious intentions on commercial or government computers, by searching for protected private data, or through extending the allotted time to use […]

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What if you were approached by a stranger who claimed to be a business mogul, and he told you that he could offer you an opportunity to invest just a little bit of your money and double or triple it within weeks or even days? At first, you might be skeptical, but what if he […]

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Students take Facebook to court

by Leannereflect on December 20, 2012

A group of students are taking Facebook to court due to alleged violations of European data protection laws.  Apparently users are not happy with the changes made to the privacy policy, this is following an audit from the Irish Data protection Commissioner. The case is said to possibly go to the European Court of Justice, […]

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Personal data and fraud scams

by evolvedlegal on May 4, 2012

It’s always worth remembering that personal data is a huge part of IP, just as much as copyright, passing off or trademark rights. In fact many would say that privacy rights and data protection are even more important. In the internet age, whether we realise it or remember it, a huge amount of data on […]

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