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How Will COVID-19 Tracking Apps Affect Privacy?

How Will COVID-19 Tracking Apps Affect Privacy?

America is grappling with a compelling question during the coronavirus pandemic: should we allow Big Tech and the government to use our smartphones to track our movements, body temperature, and activities to slow the infection rate? As explained by the wonderful...

Lessons from Cyber Breaches

Lessons from Cyber Breaches

Ten years ago, the mention of a cyber security breach was a rarity. Today, reports of breach  incidents are almost commonplace. Every time a breach occurs in business the potential to cause significant harm and financial loss is mind-numbing. In addition, when the...

What is GDPR, You Ask?

What is GDPR, You Ask?

Introducing the little-known (but hugely important) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  We know, we know. You’ve never heard of it. And, if you did hear of it, you don’t think it applies to your company, to your college, or to your work as a consultant. Well,...

THE BENEFIT OF PASS-THROUGH ENTITIES

Why do pass-through entities such as LLCs taxed as partnerships remain the entity of choice for most closely held businesses? The primary benefit of operating a business through a pass-through entity, such as an LLC taxed as a partnership, is that the income generated...

APPLE’S CONCERNING NEW TEXT MESSAGE FEATURE

Apple recently released iOS16 for the iPhone. This newest release allows iPhone users running iOS16 to edit and unsend text messages sent between other iOS16 users. While this may be welcome news for those of us who make embarrassing typos or otherwise hit the send...