The law expands the scope and authority of the 1978 French Data Protection Act and brings the country to the foreground of modernizing the legal framework of the information economy ahead of the 2018 implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Consumer privacy protection is the use of laws and regulations to protect individuals from privacy loss due to the failures and limitations of corporate customer privacy measures
Privacy laws are more common and carry stricter requirements and penalties...It is important to maintain cloud-based information in line with company policies and all governing laws and regulations
We get home telephone calls despite increasingly strict laws against and an impossibly overburdened FTC Do-Not-Call program...Even with all of this personal fingerprint on our workplace devices, the law unequivocally requires preservation with the whiff of litigation
Following the events of 9/11, the enactment of invasive and restrictive laws like the USA Patriot ACT and the Canadian Anti-Terrorism Act opened up a whole host of new questions: Who has access to my information and what will it be used for without my ever knowing?
Many European countries have strict privacy laws that include things like the protection of personal emails even in business email accounts...#laws #facebook #privacy #socialmedia
What happens when thousands of people break privacy laws and a court injunction while tweeting?
From the law passed just this week in Illinois, "It shall be unlawful for any employer to request or require any employee or prospective employee to provide any password or other related account information in order to gain access to the employee's or prospective employee's account or profile on a social networking website or to demand access in any manner to an employee's or prospective employee's account or profile on a social networking website." It may also violate U.S. federal law under the 1984 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act among other statutes
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Several fines and penalties have already been given to non-compliant organizations and regulators such as the FTC in the US and law makers in Europe such as the European Commission and the European parliament are working hard on very strict new legislations that contain even more risk to enterprise and government organizations
The futuristic The Singularity is Near (2005) from Ray Kurzweil argues how Moore’s Law will eventually lead to computers so powerful, that man and machine will become equal