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  • Blog: Data Security Law BlogCyber Week in Preview: SEC Hack, Equifax CEO on Hot Seat and Energy Sector Cyber SpendPosted on September 25, 2017 by Craig A. Newman
    As we start the new week, a recap of major cybersecurity developments: Equifax CEO Faces Senate Committee – Senate staffers are busy readying cross examination scripts for the testimony next week of Equifax Inc. Chief Executive Officer Richard F. Smith.  In an open hearing, members of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs [...]
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  • Blog: Minter Ellison Technology, Media and IP BlogCanada's Supreme Court decision against Google has far reaching implicationsPosted on July 23, 2017 by
    On 28 June 2017 Canada's Supreme Court upheld a decision ordering Google to remove links to websites unlawfully selling the intellectual property of another company. The Judges (7-2) in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc maintained that Canadian courts had authority to issue an injunction forcing Google, a non-party to the initial proceedings, to delete search results, not only within Canada but globally. The case The underlying action (commenced in 2011) involved Equustek Solutions Inc (Equustek), a small technology company, launching proceedings against Datalink Technologies Gateways L...
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  • Blog: Food and Beverage Law BlogWatch for Litigation Concerning Website Accessibility to the Disabled to RisePosted on March 20, 2016 by Phillip M. Slinkard
    As 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...
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