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This is the EBA's version of Cyber security requirements.  They go beyond protecting against just cyber attacks but also cover the risks...
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Reed Smith has just released its expanded and updated third-edition white paper on blockchain technology. The publication - Blockchain -...
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Is your AI trustworthy? Over 450 stakeholders have already registered to test the assessment list of the EU's Ethics Guidelines for...
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The long-running saga of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation changes (the legislation which covers specifics around...
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Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and one cannabis company claims to have created a product that will make awkward family conversations less...
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States need to get smart about over taxing legal cannabis.  Case in point: California.  The legalization of cannabis and the heavy taxes...
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Who thought this would be a good idea?!  Dutch supermarket Albert Heijn recently asked staff to send head office photos of themselves in...
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FDA has made good on its promise to continue enforcing against companies selling CBD products that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and...
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On 3 October 2019, the CJEU handed down its judgment in Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek v Facebook Ireland Limited. The landmark decision means...
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Last Tuesday, the ICO held a fact-finding forum with various brands, ad tech industry executives, privacy campaigners and lawyers.  Key...
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"Cannabis-mania" is sweeping the United States, as all sorts of businesses smartly look for ways to profit off of the growing cannabis...
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Cannabis-related travel issues continue to arise. Previously, after the act passing the legalization of adult-use cannabis across Canada,...
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New guidance alert!  Last week the ICO released further guidance on the processing of special category personal data under the GDPR and...
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Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee advanced a bill known as the MORE (Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement) Act of...
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From AI ethics, deep fakes, online hate to fake news and privacy abuses. On Tuesday, 26 November we are hosting PLUGin for an evening...
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This blog post from my colleagues summarises the latest EDPB guidance regarding the territorial scope of GDPR. Key updates for processors...