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Website Development Contracts, Part 6: Lawsuit or Arbitration?

Whether you like it or not, disputes do arise from time to time. For example, disputes arise about early termination, delay of deliverables, breach of performance, or the like, so it is best to plan for the worst and hope for the best. Part 5 of this series was about mediating disputes, which could solve the problem before litigation or arbitration...

Website Development Contracts, Part 5: Mediating Disputes

Contract disputes do arise from time to time. Whether the issue is early termination, delay of deliverables, breach of performance, or the like, it is best to plan for the worst and hope for the best ...

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Website Development Contracts, Part 4: Indemnification

As used in website development contracts, indemnification typically concerns whether the vendor will defend you in court if you later get sued for your use of the technology, including Intellectual Property (IP), or services provided by the website development vendor. ...

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Website Development Contracts, Part 3: Important Cloud and SLA Considerations

The cloud is an essential component of all e-commerce sites. Not all clouds, however, are created equal. The key thing here is reliability. Making sure that the cloud service and Service Level Agreement (SLA) are right for your business may not be clear before you enter into a website development contract ...

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Website Development Contracts, Part 2: Who Owns the IP on Your Site?

This is Part 2 of a new series providing advice about website development contracts for businesses engaged in e-commerce. Part 1 covers how to avoid major disasters ...

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Website Development Contracts, Part 1: How to Avoid Major Disasters

This is Part 1 of a new series providing advice about website development contracts for businesses engaged in e-commerce ...

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The Pandemic’s Toll on Privacy Laws

Life as we knew it before the coronavirus is gone forever, and many changes will manifest in the pandemic's aftermath. How will it impact privacy laws around the globe? No one knows for sure, and we will not know until after the coronavirus is behind us. Cybercriminals long have been taking advantage of the Internet, and now the spread of COVID-19 has sped up their evil work...

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Is Privacy Possible in 2020?

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) goes into effect in 2020, and other state and federal laws are on the horizon -- but is it possible that these state laws will really provide us privacy? ...

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The CCPA Will Take Effect Jan. 1 – Are You Ready?

Although not every United States business will be affected, the new California Consumer Protection Act, or CCPA, almost certainly will have implications for many businesses outside of California. ...

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You Might Owe Cryptocurrency-Related Taxes

Got your attention? We thought so. ...

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The CCPA May Affect You, So Get Ready

Although not every United States business will be affected, the new California Consumer Protection Act, or CCPA, almost certainly will have implications for many businesses outside of California. ...

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Cloud Users: Read the Click Agreement Terms

There is no data showing how many people actually read through click agreements, terms of service (ToS) and privacy policies (collectively "online terms") before clicking the alluring "accept" button. However, there's research that indicates fewer than 1 percent of people report taking the time to review online terms. Most folks consider online terms an annoying speed bump and frankly don't care...

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Cybercriminals Score Billions in Cryptocurrency Thefts

Is it possible that any of us are at all surprised to learn that in just the first quarter of 2019 more than US$1.2 billion worth of cryptocurrency was stolen? Probably not. This story follows the old line from bank robber Willie Sutton who is credited with saying that he robbed banks "because that's where the money is." So not much has changed. Cryptocurrencies are not exactly money, though, even if they do have a market value...

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With More Than 8 Billion Things, Where Are the IoT Privacy Laws?

No one knows for sure how many "things" are connected to the Internet, but the Federal Trade Commission reported last year that it was more than 8 billion, and that it would exceed 20 billion by the end of 2020! Astonishing as it seems, it turns out that U.S. privacy laws do not apply to all of those devices and the data they collect. ...

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Will Congress Override State Net Neutrality Laws?

Way back in the dark ages in May 2011 (about 2,345 Internet years ago) I wrote a column about Net neutrality, which was in court at the time. For those of you who are not sure, "Net neutrality" is short for "Internet neutrality" or "network neutrality." The concept addresses user access to the Internet, and the debate around Net neutrality centers on whether Internet service providers can limit, tier, block or otherwise affect Internet performance...

The CLOUD Act’s Privacy Repercussions for Global Businesses

Just when the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, was about to go into effect, the United States Congress created the CLOUD Act (Clarifying Overseas Use of Data). ...

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Don’t Be So Sure AI Is Cybersecurity’s Silver Bullet

There's a lot of hype around artificial intelligence as the greatest thing since sliced bread, but will AI really help with cybersecurity? Criminals who run cybercriminal businesses also are capable of using the AI to commit crimes. It's logical that if one person is smart enough to develop cyberprotection technologies that utilize AI, then thoughtful, creative criminals can use AI to penetrate those AI-created protections...

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The CLOUD Act’s Dramatic Impact on International Privacy Laws

Just when the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, was about to go into effect, the United States Congress created the CLOUD Act (Clarifying Overseas Use of Data). ...

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