Archive for July, 2018

False and Misleading Statements in Website Privacy Policies

Nebraska
Nebraska Stat. § 87-302(14)
Nebraska prohibits knowingly making a false or misleading statement in a privacy policy, published on the Internet or otherwise distributed or published, regarding the use of personal information submitted by members of the public.
Oregon
ORS 646.607
Oregon’s law classifies the following as an unlawful trade practice if, a person, in the course of their [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on July 31st, 2018 tagged China News | Comment now »

Privacy Policies and Practices for Websites or Online Services

Other Laws Related to Disclosure of Sharing of Personal Information
In addition, California and Utah laws, although not specifically targeted to on-line businesses, require all nonfinancial businesses to disclose to customers, in writing or by electronic mail, the types of personal information the business shares with or sells to a third party for direct marketing purposes or [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on July 30th, 2018 tagged China News | Comment now »

Privacy Policies and Practices for Websites or Online Services

California
Calif. Bus. & Prof. Code § 22575
Requires the operator of a commercial web site or online service to disclose in its privacy policy how it responds to a web browser ‘Do Not Track’ signal or similar mechanisms providing consumers with the ability to exercise choice about online tracking of their personal information across sites or [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on July 27th, 2018 tagged China News | Comment now »

How to Certify a Chinese Diploma for use Abroad

There are an estimated 500,000 foreign students in China. Over 7 million Chinese nationals graduate from university in the country each year from over 2,000 separate universities around the country. Foreign students rarely stay in China for work, and Chinese graduates are increasingly on the move themselves; seeking employment in countries around the world or applying for [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on July 26th, 2018 tagged China News | Comment now »

e-Reader Privacy

Arizona
Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 41-151.22
Provides that a library or library system supported by public monies shall not allow disclosure of any record or other information which, including e-books, that identifies a user of library services as requesting or obtaining specific materials or services or as otherwise using the library.
California
Cal. Govt. Code § 6267
Protects a library [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on July 25th, 2018 tagged China News | Comment now »

Is that illegal? What has the government done to counter the violation of personal online data privacy?

Overview
The Internet and new technologies continually raise new policy questions about privacy. State lawmakers have dealt with an array of privacy issues related to online activities.
This web page documents state laws in a limited number of areas: website privacy policies, privacy of online book downloads and reader browsing information, personal information held by Internet service providers, online marketing of certain products directed [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on July 24th, 2018 tagged China News | Comment now »

What has google done or explained so far?

It is reported that Google has confirmed that private emails sent and received by Gmail users can sometimes be read by third-party app developers, not just machines. Google indicated that the practice was not against its policies. As, people who have installed or connected third-party apps to their accounts may have unwittingly given the third-party [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on July 23rd, 2018 tagged China News | Comment now »

Google confirmed that private emails can sometimes be read by third-party app developers

Many people become much more cautious when it comes to the private data, however, Google has confirmed that private emails sent and received by Gmail users can sometimes be read by third-party app developers, not just machines.
One company told the Wall Street Journal that the practice was “common” and a “dirty secret”.
Google indicated that the [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on July 20th, 2018 tagged China News | Comment now »

CHINA-US TRADE AND THE LAW(12)

Almost every commentator says that there can be no real winner if a true trade war breaks out between China and the US. Most also say that US tariffs aren’t the way to solve the problems that are the real heart of the issue. So why is the US continuing to pursue this course of [...]

Published by administrator on July 19th, 2018 tagged China News | Comment now »

CHINA-US TRADE AND THE LAW(11)

The influence of SOEs is a large concern of foreign competitors. What can be said about the progress of reform in this area, and how will changes in laws and policies reassure those outside China?

Parties outside China will continue to have reservations until SOEs are divested from government/party control.

Published by administrator on July 18th, 2018 tagged China News | Comment now »