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Legislative Update: Data Privacy Laws

In today’s legislative update, we review the California Consumer Privacy Act and some of the other state laws that has inspired across the country. California At the end of June 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) into law. The most sweeping data privacy law in the United States to date, the CCPA has been described as the “almost GDPR in America,” a reference to […]

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DMGS Week In Review – February 17, 2019

Legislative Update: Blockchain Technology & Cryptocurrency One of the top tech trends over the last several years has been the increasingly growing use of blockchain technology and related cryptocurrencies. Since we last reviewed the topic in an August 2018 blog post, there have been some new developments in the state-level regulatory framework, and there appear to be new items not far over in the horizon here in 2019. Read more […]

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Electric Scooter Legal & Regulatory Hurdles

Dockless electric scooters have quickly proliferated as transportation options in over 100 U.S. cities over the past two years. That expansion, however, has had its fair share of conflicts as have many other technology companies that leverage the sharing, gig economy. Several companies have launched without obtaining the appropriate permits. In many cities, electric scooter companies have been fined for operating a business without a license, failure to follow various […]

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Legislative Update: Delaware Signs New Blockchain Laws

By Peter Brath On July 23, Delaware Governor John Carney (D) signed a trio of bills aimed at keeping Delaware in step with blockchain technology. Each bill passed through both chambers without a single no vote. The initiative is part of an effort to ensure Delaware maintains its business-friendly reputation where more than half of all Fortune 500 companies are incorporated. Blockchain is the technology that supports digital currencies, like […]

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