Category: Technology

Student Blog: Data Privacy and Protection: The GDPR, CCPA, and the Future of Federal Regulations

by Kellen Safreed, 2L Editor   As data collection, use, and analysis become increasingly central to the operations of many companies, users and governments are growing concerned about the risks this data harvesting may pose to individual privacy. Scandals over the past few years, such as Cambridge Analytica’s improper use of Facebook user data during the […]

Student Blog: Big Tech and Financial Service – The Keep Big Tech out of Finance Act

by Daniel McCarthy, RBFL Student Editor               On July 15, 2019, the House Financial Services Committee introduced the “Keep Big Tech out of Finance” Bill. This Bill, if enacted, would have a few major impacts on the financial services industry. First, the Bill would prohibit technology companies that have an annual global revenue of […]

Student Blog: Facebook’s newest project – Libra

by Inri Panajoti, RBFL Student Editor Facebook recently announced its new currency, termed Libra. Libra’s mission is to “enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people.” Globally, about 1.7 billion adults do not have access to traditional banking and international money transfer fees average around seven percent of the amount […]