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Legal reporter @ReutersLegal covering privacy, data security & business of law, including innovation, tech and the evolving legal market. sara.merken@tr.com

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The Pulitzer Prizes
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@jduballsports
Joe Duball
5 days ago
BREAKING: The Colorado House voted 57-7 for final passage of the Colorado Privacy Act at 9:49 p.m. MT last night. If signed by the governor, CO will join CA and VA with comprehensive state privacy legislation. #Patchwork2021 is growing, folks.
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@AlisonFrankel
Alison Frankel
8 days ago
Gina, who transitioned gender in 2020, is now one of the two women atop @reuters. As newsrooms work "to improve the diversity in senior editor ranks," story says, "Reuters ... appears to have had more success than others in delivering on those goals." https://t.co/R1zXNTde2J
@GinaSKChua
gina chua
8 days ago
A nice profile of me in the @nytimes: https://t.co/S5h5PhX6en
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@AlisonFrankel
Alison Frankel
9 days ago
11th Circuit upholds approval of $380M Equifax data breach settlement: https://t.co/2eb2xc2UDl. Big win for class counsel inc. @amyekeller.
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@OrinKerr
Orin Kerr
9 days ago
A longish thread on Van Buren: Where does it leave the CFAA? Here's a first cut.
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Sara Merken
9 days ago
SCOTUS opinion this morning in a closely watched Computer Fraud and Abuse Act case: https://t.co/EbdsRHJmQJ https://t.co/257vQL6rau
@andrew_chung_
Andrew Chung
9 days ago
NEW- U.S. Supreme Court limits the type of conduct that can be prosecuted under a federal computer fraud law, overturning a former Georgia police officer's conviction for misusing a government database to investigate whether a purported local stripper was an undercover cop.
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@lawrencehurley
Lawrence Hurley
9 days ago
Supreme Court rules that Computer Fraud and Abuse Act does not cover incidents in which people have an improper motive for using a computer that they would normally be authorized to use. 6-3 nonideological split, opinion by Barrett: https://t.co/s0AsallrD3
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@ReutersLegal
Reuters Legal
9 days ago
Global law firm Dentons announced it has launched its own advisory firm, Dentons Global Advisors, acquiring former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's consulting outfit. @DaveThomas5150 https://t.co/73mmZ7FeOS https://t.co/UAhdlDGwvk
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Sara Merken
16 days ago
Firms kick off summer associate programs integrating innovation, legal tech https://t.co/BDgpOtjhzP
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@ReutersLegal
Reuters Legal
19 days ago
Baker McKenzie creates data and machine learning team, deepening AI partnership @SaraMerken https://t.co/ZVYjuYQU9p https://t.co/ATCna86kQG
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@ReutersLegal
Reuters Legal
22 days ago
Ireland's data regulator has given Facebook six weeks to respond to an investigation that may trigger a ban on the social media giant's transatlantic data transfers following a High Court ruling that the probe could resume. https://t.co/8XcZoPWdAT https://t.co/Lv2wGwRAwv
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@WilliamTurton
William Turton
23 days ago
🚨 SCOOP (w/@KartikayM): CNA Financial Corp., among the largest insurance companies in the U.S., paid a $40 million ransom in late March to regain control of their network after a ransomware attack. Details will be updated in this story shortly. https://t.co/Qcn6hiesKw
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@dnvolz
Dustin Volz
24 days ago
NEW: The CEO of Colonial Pipeline confirms his company paid $4.4 million to DarkSide soon after discovery of the hack in interview w/ @WSJ. "I know that’s a highly controversial decision ... But it was the right thing to do for the country." https://t.co/fW7yY9u9lA
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@weinbergersa
Sharon Weinberger
25 days ago
Exclusive: The Post Service's covert surveillance program, which has been monitoring Americans' social media posts, is using Clearview AI facial recognition, according to documents obtained by @janawinter. https://t.co/QosINikBFI
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