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- Blog: Data Security Law BlogPart Two: In-Depth Look at New York’s New Data Security BillPosted on November 20, 2017 by Simone M. Silva-Arrindell, Craig A. NewmanSecond in a two-part series. Last week, in the first part of this series, we examined several key aspects of New York’s proposed data security law, Stop Hacks and Improve Data Security Act or SHIELD Act. In our second and final installment, we discuss three additional aspects of the proposed law. Content of Notices All [...]
- Blog: Food and Beverage Law BlogWatch for Litigation Concerning Website Accessibility to the Disabled to RisePosted on March 20, 2016 by Phillip M. SlinkardAs has been reported in the news recently, there is increasing litigation asserting that the websites of some retailers and other commercial enterprises are not accessible to consumers with disabilities. For the reasons discussed below, we expect to see increasing demands on the owners of restaurant websites and the consumer-facing websites of food and beverage manufacturers. The Americans with Disabilities Act was adopted before widespread adoption of the internet, but the Department of Justice and many courts have taken the position that the ADA’s prohibition of discrimination ag...