Is There A Right To Facebook In The Constitution? North Carolina Cyberlaw Goes To The United States Supreme Court.

​The Supreme Court of the United States has just agreed to the hear Packingham v. United States. The grant of certiorari reflects the increasing integration of cyberlaw with mainstream constitutional litigation. Packingham, which we have previously ...[Read more]

Published: 11/1/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Why The Election Can't Be Hacked: Internet Of Things Edition

​In our consulting days, a former boss – a retired Army Colonel – enjoyed sharing his Cold War recommendation for protecting sensitive documents from the KGB: fill up a fleet of tractor-trailers with every U.S. government document, and then dump the ...[Read more]

Published: 10/24/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Five Highlights From OCR Guidance On HIPAA Compliance In Cloud Computing

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has issued guidelines for HIPAA-covered entities that utilize cloud computing in processing electronic protected health information (“ePHI”). The increased use of cloud comput ...[Read more]

Published: 10/20/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

The States Also Rise: Recent Settlements Illustrate Potential Pitfalls Regarding Children’s Privacy Laws

The States Also Rise: Recent Settlements Illustrate Potential Pitfalls Regarding Children’s Privacy Laws   By Saad Gul and Mchael E. Slipsky   Earlier this summer, we highlighted a settlement where the FTC had proposed its largest fine to date u ...[Read more]

Published: 10/14/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Yahoo’s bad year got worse: Six Observations and Privacy Shield

By any measure, Yahoo! has had a bad year. Once the unchallenged monarch of Silicon Valley, the company was already reeling from revelations of a massive breach that compromised hundreds of millions of accounts. It has now been hit with another bomb ...[Read more]

Published: 10/5/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

What Is Blockchain? Why Does It Matter? Observations As North Carolina’s Virtual Currency Law Goes Into Effect

By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky J. K. Rowling’s world of Harry Potter included an array of amazing artifacts; our personal favorites were the books and pictures that changed themselves. Two decades later, a world of Kindles and iPads echoes the ...[Read more]

Published: 10/3/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post