Internet Law

04Oct 2018
Internet Domains

Recent massive data breaches and notorious instances of misuse of data lit fires under privacy advocates, particularly in Europe and California. In our April, 2018 newsletter, we told you about the European Union’s sweeping new privacy program known as the ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR), effective May 25, 2018.  The GDPR changes the landscape for […]

02Aug 2018
Internet Domains

In our April newsletter, we told you about the ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR) that went into effect in the EU on May 25, 2018.   That European regulation provides sweeping privacy requirements for anyone that does business with or collect identifying information on European residents.  We opined that an American GDPR would not happen here […]

05Jul 2018
Internet Domains

We recently wrote about the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and how it might affect your business operations.  You may recall that the main focus of the GDPR is the protection of personal data and digital privacy. If you offer products and services to EU citizens or collect, use, or share personal information […]

10May 2018
gavel of justice

If your company collects, controls or processes information that can be used to identify an individual resident of the EU, either directly or indirectly, then the EU considers that you are subject to the GDPR regardless of where your company is located.  The identifying data may include, among other things, names, birthdates, addresses, e-mail and […]

03May 2018
The-Top-Computer-Companies-In

In April 2016, the European Union (“EU”) enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You may ask, I’m a U.S. business so why should I care.  It may be obvious but the United States is the EU’s largest trading partner.  You may think that Europe is a far away place but any regulation that affects […]

18Jan 2018
Internet Domains

An Israeli landlord places an online ad for an apartment and obtains a response from an interested renter.  According to reports, the renter wrote (original in Hebrew): Based upon several follow-up communications, the landlord removes his online advertisement. A few days later, the would-be renters disappear. What’s a landlord to do? He’s a businessman so […]

29May 2015
uploading photos

There are many misconceptions about posting images on web sites and social media. They range from believing everything online is free-for-the-taking to assuming that if you give attribution of ownership to an image, you’re not infringing someone’s copyright. These assumptions are just plain wrong. Just ask anybody who’s received a cease and desist letter and […]