The activation of the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) adds another layer of complexity concerning compliance with China's data law security. We expect that some further details will be detailed in regulations and practical guidance in the future. This law, which came into effect recently on 1 November 2021, has changed business dealings in and around China. The … [Read more...] about Comparison Between Global Data Security Laws – China PIPL, EU GDPR, And US Data Laws
Among the many industries that have already been touched by blockchain, the legal sector is perhaps one of the most active adopters of this technology. There are many reasons for that, and it's already clear that blockchain has a strong potential to change the way things work in this field to a great extent. And we're likely just seeing the tip of the iceberg too “ there are … [Read more...] about The Impact of Blockchain on the Work of Legal Firms
The rise of big data and the subsequent centrality of analytics has started to have an impact on nearly every industry and occupation in the globe a trend that is only set to continue. With developing technology and more data to fuel analytics engines, we are probably going to find smart data tools everywhere even in the court room. It may seem a little alien at first, but … [Read more...] about 3 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Helping Lawyers
Early last month, activists leaked the latest draft of the European Unions new data protection law - intended to protect citizens personal information when its in the hands of business and government. Their reaction to the draft was...less than stellar. Some of the councils proposals gut data protection of all meaning, explained a group of privacy advocates in a prepared … [Read more...] about How Can You Protect Your Data From Government Spying?
Big Data is trending, and will certainly remain so for quite some time, as I see it at least. And yes, Big Data does certainly open lots of possibilities and opportunities. No doubt about that. So let me be clear (especially since I am a lawyer): I am a big fan of Big Data and I am absolutely embracing this phenomenon. So, you are dealing with a believer here. But still, one … [Read more...] about Big Data and Privacy: Big Deal or Not?