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The Digital Gold Rush

By Johnson Fu  Personal information holds economic value incentivizing private companies to collect information on customers. Many businesses—from grocery chains, to investment banks, to the United States Postal Service—employ a “predictive analytics” department that investigates a consumer’s shopping habits in order to uncover information they then use to target their advertising.[1] But problematic in this… Keep Reading

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The Effects of China’s New Cybersecurity Law on Multinational Companies

By Mingmei Zhu  China’s Cybersecurity Law became effective on June 1, 2017. It subjects multinational companies to liability or penalty if they endanger China’s network security and personal information. Multinational companies have to comply with certain requirements under the Law, though the Law is unclear in some aspects and should be interpreted in more detail.… Keep Reading

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