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  • Blog: Minter Ellison Technology, Media and IP BlogFrom body cameras to self-analysing toilets - Privacy considerations with new technologies in the workplacePosted on May 21, 2017 by
    Many of our clients introduce new technologies into their workforce with the aim of improving safety – recently we have seen employers, ranging from emergency services and health providers to construction firms, introducing body cameras, and there are plenty of smart phone apps which assist with WHS compliance. New technologies As well as the technologies we are familiar with, there are a raft of new sensorised technologies which are quickly becoming economically feasible for wide deployment. For example, sensorised flooring, which is currently being developed to address fall risks in healt...
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  • Blog: Data Security Law BlogSEC Warns of Ransomware AttacksPosted on May 18, 2017 by
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is asking broker-dealers, investment advisers and funds to redouble their cybersecurity efforts in wake of the global cyber-attack of the WannaCry virus that has spread to more than 150 countries, disrupting critical sectors of the world economy – from transportations systems to healthcare. In a “Ransomware Alert” issued yesterday, [...]
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  • Blog: Food and Beverage Law BlogWatch for Litigation Concerning Website Accessibility to the Disabled to RisePosted on March 20, 2016 by Phillip M. Slinkard
    As has been reported in the news recently, there is increasing litigation asserting that the websites of some retailers and other commercial enterprises are not accessible to consumers with disabilities. For the reasons discussed below, we expect to see increasing demands on the owners of restaurant websites and the consumer-facing websites of food and beverage manufacturers. The Americans with Disabilities Act  was adopted before widespread adoption of the internet, but the Department of Justice and many courts have taken the position that the ADA’s prohibition of discrimination ag...
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