Someday, on the corporate balance sheet, there will be an entry which reads, "Information"; for in most cases, the information is more valuable than the hardware which processes it.
Rear Admiral Grace Hopper
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California Legislator Proposes Revision to Law Regarding Personal Information – Does Better Work than the California Attorney General
The proposed legislation is Assembly Bill No. 1291, which was introduced by Assembly Member Lowenthal on February 22, 2013. If passed, the bill would replace some existing privacy related law. Specifically, the bill would expand current reporting requirements for … Continue reading
To be effective, regulation has to be about acts and omissions – not disclosure. We don’t charge people for the crime of failing to disclosure their intention to steal. We charge them for stealing. California’s alleged effort to “promote greater … Continue reading
Way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth and privacy law was in its infancy, someone coined the phrase “Personally Identifiable Information.” This was done with the apparent intent that Personally Identifiable Information would mean – information that could be used … Continue reading