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Data Privacy Day is Saturday, January 28th. (Please celebrate responsibly.)

What? You had no idea? Of course you didn't. All joking aside, this Saturday indeed will mark our second decade of celebrating Data Privacy Day.. Read More

Privacy Law Basics: Back to School. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

The fourth law in our series is the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, often abbreviated as "FERPA." Statute Family Educational Rights.. Read More

"Alexa: Please Conduct a Personal Privacy Impact Assessment"

We in the privacy profession have long used a tool called the Privacy Impact Assessment, or "PIA." The use of PIAs is a long-standing best practice.. Read More

Influencer Marketing & Native Advertising – Pervasive, Persuasive & Legally Scrutinized

Last January, I wrote about the one thing every advertiser must know – disclosure laws. In May 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) updated its.. Read More

Twelve Days of Data Governance

As we count down the waning days of 2016 and enjoy the holidays with family and friends, it is the perfect time to take account of your business'.. Read More

Several Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L. Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers

The 2017 edition of Super Lawyers Magazine has recognized several Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L. attorneys for their noteworthy talents in law. .. Read More

Supreme Court to Tackle Important Patent Venue Question in Early 2017

For IP litigators, a question often arises about the proper venue for a patent dispute. Often that inquiry comes from a client calling to say, "why.. Read More

Tick, Tick, Tick: Yahoo! Reminds Us (Again) the Clock is Ticking With Data Breach Notification

Timing is everything. Indeed, we have all heard these wise words shared when we are being counseled on the value of patience in our lives. Well, the.. Read More

There are no small breaches: OCR settles with UMASS Amherst

So we are barely out of November, and we have our thirteenth major HIPAA enforcement action for 2016. On November 22, 2016, the Office of Civil.. Read More