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Data localization policies prohibit the transfer of data to foreign countries. Data localization affects the ability of organizations to prevent and respond to cyberattacks, increasing cybersecurity risks.
From Real-Time Intercepts to Stored Records: Why Encryption Drives the Government to Seek Access to the Cloud
As strong encryption becomes more common for data and voice messages, traditional wiretaps become less effective. Law enforcement agencies have shifted from seeking local real-time access to messages to seeking remote access to stored messages, which are often unencrypted.
Social networks provide a platform for forming personal associations based on sharing information with other people, but the opportunity to broadly share information also raises privacy concerns. A free association doctrine modeled on the US concept of free speech is suggested, and then the doctrine is applied to several proposed privacy laws.
This paper examines the problems of enforcing consumer protection law on the Internet.
This paper looks at problems faced by people who do not have official identification such as driver’s licenses.