Category Archives: News and Trends

E-commerce stores should consider data protection and privacy

Are you processing personal data through your website in order to faciliate commerce?  In simpler terms, are you asking customers to provide information about themselves through your website, app, or email addess, followed by using that information in order to … Continue reading

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Lack of uniformity in data protection laws

When regulators set different rules as to what is insufficient practice, what are the consequences for the marketplace?  Furthermore, what might this say about what players in the marketplace and their priorities, especially regarding privacy and security? When data breaches … Continue reading

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Shifting from brick and mortar commerce to electronic commerce

Work in progress, sources to be cited. Technology dramatically changes markets.  It could be considered both the cause and the effect of economic activity, including recessions.  From the agricultural revolution to the industrial revolution and now the information revolution, business … Continue reading

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The tipping point for data protection to become the norm

With consumer security becoming highlighted constantly in the wave of online account phishing attacks, consumers becoming further concerned their communications could be compromised, and the PR message that consumers need to “watch what they are doing online” failing to modify … Continue reading

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“Net neutrality” and potential legislative impact

A work in progress, incomplete. “Net neutrality” legislation has taken on different forms, and it has recently impacted the United States legal framework in telecommunications as of December 2010, with the approval of new rules that govern the Internet. What … Continue reading

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