Commentaries and Analyses

Pointer: European Parliament Adopts Position on Data Breach Notification Requirement for Telecoms and ISPs

The Privacy and Security Law Blog has a nice article by Hunton & Williams LLP on the new European Parliament position on data breach notification requirement for telecoms and ISPs. As the authors note, “For the first time in EU law the amendments introduce a definition of “personal data breach”...

Security groups cautious about data security and file sharing bills

Gautham Nagesh of Nextgov reports on testimony to Congress concerning two bills in the current session: H.R.2221 (Data Accountability and Trust Act) and H.R. 1319 (Informed P2P User Act). Some of the concerns raised about H.R. 2221: According to David Sohn, senior policy counsel for the Center for Democracy and Technology, most states have...