Every day we read stories about data breaches and cyberattacks on business and government websites, and the resulting the loss of personally identifiable information (PII). Cybercrime is on the rise, and given the ever-evolving methods of attack, meaningful relief and reliable measures to fend off cybercriminals are unlikely in the foreseeable future. ...
*ECT News Network editor's note - May 26, 2015: In our original published version of this article, columnist Peter Vogel recommended that customers "make sure that the cloud provider does use the customer data for its own purposes for target marketing." What Vogel meant to recommend was that customers "make sure that the cloud provider does NOT use the customer data for its own purposes for target marketing."
"Craigslist was picking its battle," Peter Vogel of Gardere Wynne Sewell told the E-Commerce Times. "If they had continued to challengeit, they probably would have won in court --but lost with the public." Now, Craigslist gets to portray itself as a white knight for children's...
In many respects, the legal tussle played out along typical lines, said Peter Vogel of Gardere Wynne Sewell Service providers have the right to go to their customers before handing over identifying information to give them a chance to respond, Vogel told the E-Commerce Times.
"There is a difference between electronic and remote messages under the current law -- a difference that many employers and workers don't distinguish," Peter Vogel of Gardere Wynne Sewell told the E-Commerce Times This point is debatable under existing laws, argued Christopher...