Following high-profile data breaches, including North Korea’s virtual invasion of Sony Pictures, President Obama declared a national emergency related to malicious cyber-attacks from abroad. In an executive order signed April 1, 2015, Obama created expansive sanctions designed to curb, as he put it, this “unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.”

The order gives the U.S. Treasury Department discretion to freeze assets of foreign persons or entities who engage in “or
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What career could possibly be more exciting than serving as a privacy lawyer for tech start-up companies? This is a question I asked myself a few years back, right after I finished clerking for a couple of terrific federal judges and right as I was considering starting the privacy practice I had envisioned as a law student sitting in Prof. Fred Cate’s classes at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law several years earlier. At that time, my answer was
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“How To Advise Tech Start-Ups in Practice, Not Theory,” an article by Taft Cincinnati attorney Matthew D. Lawless, was published in IAPP’s The Privacy Advisor on March 24.

About the IAPP
The IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.
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So you know what information you will collect, how you will use it, where you will store it, how you will secure it and with whom you will share it. Put all of this information in a “privacy policy” and you’re done, right?

Wrong.

Following is our list of the top privacy law questions every tech start-up should ask itself before drafting a privacy policy.

1.  Do we receive any health information from health plans, health care clearinghouses or other
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