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  • July 22, 2024

    5 Steps To Protect Your Business From Spoofed Email Fraud

    In today's digital landscape, spoofed email fraud poses a significant threat to businesses, so specifying clear payment instructions and implementing robust verification protocols, among other steps, can significantly reduce the risk of falling victim to email fraud, says Bill Wagner at Taft.

  • July 22, 2024

    Catching Up With Delaware's Chancery Court

    A $6 million bank fee, a $42.5 million shopping mall deal, some questionable Amazon deliveries and long-ago expired ketchup: it was all part of the comings and goings in Delaware's Court of Chancery last week. New cases involved mining and cybersecurity companies, board takeovers, "weaponized" director election provisions, and legal fees following a $3.1 billion telecom merger. In case you missed it, here's the latest from the Chancery Court.

  • July 22, 2024

    Meta Hit With Fresh Complaint Over 'Pay Or Consent' Model

    Meta has been hit with a complaint from European consumer protection authorities, which fear that the tech giant's "pay or consent" business model for Facebook and Instagram misleads its users, the European Commission said on Monday.

  • July 19, 2024

    9th Circ. Judge Open To Reversing Google's Privacy Win

    A Ninth Circuit judge appeared receptive Friday to reversing Google's summary judgment win in Chrome users' proposed privacy class action, telling Google's counsel that the standard is what a reasonable consumer would expect and "you have a much higher opinion of the average intelligence of the computer user than I."

  • July 19, 2024

    Pornhub's Parent Co. Seeks Exit From Trafficking Class Action

    MindGeek asked a California federal judge Friday to end a class action filed by individuals who alleged its company Pornhub published sexually explicit videos of them as minors, arguing there's no evidence showing MindGeek promoted child pornography on its sites, and that it removed the videos upon request.

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