Companies regulated by the FCC have a legal requirement to be familiar with and understand the FCC’s regulations. The Informational Memo eSubscription is designed to help you effectively run your organization while saving you time and resources related to understanding these regulations.
Womble Bond Dickinson Launches a new 50 State Affirmative Data Obligations Map. This interactive map provides up-to-date information on both proposed and existing laws affecting business obligations and consumer rights in data collection.
With the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), California is reaching into the heart of day-to-day data management, retention and use, and spreading its requirements to all national businesses. Other states are considering similar legislation. Soon businesses across all sectors will need to calculate their treatment of data in light of multiple, and possibly conflicting, state requirements.
On August 9, 2019, the US Treasury Department published proposed regulations for the classification of “cloud transactions” and “transactions involving digital content” under the source of income rules of the Internal Revenue Code. The proposed regulations would amend existing regulations that were introduced in 1998, at a time when retail digital downloads were virtually non-existent and the commercial use of cloud computer technology was still in its early stages.
Copyrights protect original works of authorship. This gives a copyright holder exclusive rights to modify, distribute, perform, display, and copy the work. However, as with other forms of intellectual property, there are important things copyright holders need to know in order to best protect and utilize their copyrights.
Thousands of children across Fairfax County struggle with food insecurity, particularly over the weekends when they can’t eat at school. In response, Womble Bond Dickinson once again is holding a Community Food Drive to support local non-profit organization Food for Others.
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a bold new attempt to protect consumer privacy. But despite its good intentions, the CCPA may actually expose consumers to a new and damaging type of data theft, as Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Peter McLaughlin and Socure Privacy Officer Annie Bai write in a new Privacy Perspectives article.
Carri Bennet, who serves as General Counsel for the Rural Wireless Association, joined KCUR radio in Kansas City to discuss the proposed merger and the negative impact it may have on rural customers. Sprint is based in the Kansas City metro area, in Overland Park, Kansas.