California Bill Tracking For Privacy Professionals

By Alan P. Kyle California Bill Tracking For Privacy Professionals Privacy professionals have a limited timeline to reach compliance with the broad new regulations under the California Consumer Privacy Act. With over a dozen new CCPA statutes and amendments proposed, there is keen interest in CCPA lawmaking developments. Knowing the momentum and likelihood of what proposed […]

Break Up With #BreakUpBigTech

Because Internet law is still (somehow) considered a nuanced field of study in law school compared to intellectual property, crim, corporate, etc. it generates a lot of interesting conversation among curious friends, family, and prospective law students. Of those conversations, recently, there’s two topics that come up consistently thanks to their prominence in the media […]

Thank You for Coming to My TED Talk

More pics of the event here In February, I gave a TEDx talk at Santa Clara University about the importance of Section 230, online speech, and the complexities of content moderation. I owe a huge thank you to my advisor, Professor Eric Goldman, who not only helped me draft the talk but also took me […]

My Upcoming Tedx Talk at SCU

I’m excited to announce that I have been selected to give a Tedx talk about Section 230 and content moderation on February 28th at Santa Clara University (time/location tbd). Below is the abstract I submitted to be considered and, now, a teaser for the 18 minute talk. I also submitted my blog post about Internet […]

Thoughts on the CISSP (Guest)

  Guest Post by Santa Clara Law colleague, Kim Wallace What is the CISSP? The Certified Information Systems Security Professional credential, CISSP, is a cybersecurity certification developed and administered by the non-profit International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, a.k.a. (ISC)2. While security certifications proliferate today, CISSP was the first and remains the most well-known. Two […]

Internet Emotionalism

The Declaration on the Principles of the Law Governing the Internet is yet another bleak reminder of how far we’ve strayed from Internet Exceptionalism and John Perry Barlow’s 1996 Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace Compare: “You claim there are problems among us that you need to solve. You use this claim as an excuse […]

You are not alone

If you find yourself relating with the above image, trust me, you are not alone. Last night I hit my breaking point. Between constant networking events and informational interviews, student org duties/responsibilities, re-drafting my resume for the 50th time, social circle drama, anxiety over readings, studying/practicing (or lack thereof), and the occasional self-doubt, I’ll be […]

Hammond’s Contracts Midterm: My Answer

This is my answer to the practice midterm. As always, my contracts session is Wednesdays 5pm Charney 338. Hypo Whether Mel can recover from Wicked’s breach will turn on the trier of fact’s determination as to whether the contract here is enforceable. Though we have a sale of property, because the contract was verbally discussed, […]