The Pakistan Personal Data Protection Bill 2020 (PPDPB) – Released for Consultation

By: Tristan Jenkinson Last month, the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications for the Government of Pakistan issued a draft Data Protection Bill for consultation. You can get a copy here. This draft follows a previous draft issued in 2018 (also available from the above link). The contents contain many of the same concepts that … Continue reading The Pakistan Personal Data Protection Bill 2020 (PPDPB) – Released for Consultation

VisaCoin? – Visa Patent Plans for New Cryptocurrency

By: Tristan Jenkinson Yesterday (14 May 2020), the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published that Visa has filed for a patent to create a new digital cryptocurrency. The application is understood to have been originally filed in November last year, but has only just been published by USPTO. The patent does not necessarily mean … Continue reading VisaCoin? – Visa Patent Plans for New Cryptocurrency

Supreme Court to hear Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Case

By Tristan Jenkinson The United States Supreme Court has indicated that it will hear a case that should clarify how the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) should be interpreted. The result could affect how companies can pursue ex-employees for intellectual property theft and employee misuse of company data. The clarification relates to the specific … Continue reading Supreme Court to hear Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Case

Updates and a Case Law Strike Out

By: Tristan Jenkinson Apologies I haven’t posted much recently, for which I apologise. I’m hoping get back to posting regularly now. eDiscovery Today For those who haven’t seen, Doug Austin has started a new blog – eDiscovery Today. Doug (in something of a contrast to the eDiscovery Channel) posts daily on matters relating to eDiscovery, … Continue reading Updates and a Case Law Strike Out