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Steven Roosa

Solving Apple’s New App Privacy Requirement

By and Insights

Apple recently announced that it will require app developers to provide extensive, granular information about their app’s privacy practices on App Store Connect, such as the type of data collected from users as well as the identity of third parties and the specific purpose of the collection. (See https://developer.apple.com/support/app-privacy-on-the-app-store/.) NT Analyzer is equipped to provide organizations with a digestible and…

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101 Problems and Schrems Ain’t One

By and Insights

Eureka! After burning the midnight oil, we’ve built an automated scanner to identify and sort the Schrems II risk of data flows for further legal handling. The scanner uses more than 20 different data points derived from network metadata to scan and classify data flows based on mass surveillance risk under the NSA’s so-called “Upstream” and “Downstream” data collection programs….

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From the Development Laboratory: Schrems II and Detection of Cross-Border Data Transfers

By and Insights

The Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) recently issued an opinion (Schrems II) that invalidated the US-EU Privacy Shield. This presents the obvious technical question, “which of my data transfers are to the US?” For global companies operating in Europe and for EU-based companies, the answer is probably surprising.  It is almost impossible to operate a global business…

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New York Law Journal recognizes Steven Roosa with Innovation Award

By and News

The New York Law Journal recently announced its 2020 Professional Excellence award recipients, Steven Roosa has been named among the Innovation Award winners. The Innovation award recognizes forward-thinking individuals with creative approaches to their work. Roosa developed NT Analyzer, used to identify third party leakage of legally sensitive information, inventory data collection, and sharing. Roosa, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Head…

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Why So Many Cookie Policies are Broken

By Insights

Cookies Are One Piece of a Larger Puzzle There has been an odd preoccupation with cookies for some time now—to the exclusion of other forms of browser tracking, some of which are much more flexible and more robust in their data collection capabilities than cookies.  Despite this fact, these other, non-cookie tracking technologies are often not referenced in privacy policies…

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