Entries by John Kain

Russian Data Localization Law

In September 2015 Russia passed a new data localization law (Federal Data Localization Law No. 526-FZ). The new law requires all businesses that collect personal data on Russian citizens to “record, systematize, accumulate, store, update, change, and retrieve that information” on databases within the Russian Federation.

Privacy Matters

European Union Drafting Stringent Data Privacy Regulation Data privacy has been in the public eye quite a lot recently (Snowden, et al) but in reality it has been on the front burner of various news feeds for quite sometime, particularly in Europe.