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Friday Top Nine for September 15, 2017

Posted by Marketing

Sep 15, 2017 3:30:00 PM

Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.

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  1. Is Canada Ready for a New Data Breach Notification Regime?

    "This week’s massive Equifax breach is a reminder of the stakes at play when dealing with users’ data. The looming implementation of proposed regulations under Canada’s Digital Privacy Act should also stiffen their resolve." (via nationalmagazine.ca)

  2. Evolving With the Times: Top 10 Ontario Regional Firms

    "Globalization is no longer a theoretical trend for Ontario’s regional firms, but they are uniquely placed to provide value for clients.(via canadianlawyermag.com)

  3. Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency And ICOs - All You Need To Know In 10 Minutes

    "Collectively they are known as cryptocoins or cryptocurrency, and each one claims to fill a role or solve a problem in some way, better than other solutions which have come before it. The unifying factor among them all is the concept of blockchain, and its ability to establish identity and ownership, record transactions and enforce “smart contracts”.(via forbes.com)

  4. Telecommuting Pros and Cons

    "From a management standpoint, the decision to allow workers to telecommute can be difficult. Knowing the advantages and disadvantages of telecommuting can help you decide if this type of work is right for your business." (via lawtechnologytoday.org)

  5. Attorneys: Want to Speak eDiscovery Manager? Now You Can

    "Attorneys and lit support work together all the time, but with different areas of focus—technology versus law—they may not always speak the same language. We’ve mentioned closing this gap before, but we’ve frequently heard that, sometimes, what these folks really need is to literally get on the same page—of a dictionary."  (via blog.kcura.com)

  6. Book Review: Cybersecurity in Canada

    "Cybersecurity in Canada, a 140-page book by lawyer Imran Ahmad of the Miller Thomson law firm, was published earlier this month aimed at IT procurement managers, risk managers and lawyers."  (via itworldcanada.com)

  7. Forced Searches of Phones and Laptops at U.S. Border Are Illegal, Lawsuit Claims

    "Eleven people whose phones and laptops were searched at United States airports and at the nation’s northern border are suing the Department of Homeland Security, joining a growing chorus of critics who say the forced inspections are invasive and unlawful."  (via nytimes.com)

  8. Twitch Co-Founder Justin Kan Unveils Tech Platform for Law Firms

    "Justin Kan, co-founder of startups like Twitch.tv and Exec, is pulling the curtains off his new tech platform for law firms, Legal Technology Services. The first law firm to use LTS is Atrium, co-founded by Augie Rakow and BeBe Chueh. Both are launching today to bring a full-stacked technology-enabled law firm to startups."  (via techcrunch.com)

  9. How to Regulate Artificial Intelligence

    "The A.I. horse has left the barn, and our best bet is to attempt to steer it. A.I. should not be weaponized, and any A.I. must have an impregnable “off switch.” Beyond that, we should regulate the tangible impact of A.I. systems (for example, the safety of autonomous vehicles) rather than trying to define and rein in the amorphous and rapidly developing field of A.I."  (via nytimes.com)

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