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  2. Jun 2020
  3. May 2020
    1. CodeGuard's systems are currently operating under these regulations and are in full compliance.
    2. CodeGuard relies upon industry best practices to protect customers’ data. All backups and passwords are encrypted, secure connections (SFTP/SSH/SSL) are utilized if possible, and annual vulnerability testing is conducted by an independent agency. To-date, there has not been a data breach or successful hack or attack upon CodeGuard.
    1. as IT staff - who craft and maintain those screens - we lack concrete requirements as to what actually needs to be changed or added at our existing user "touch points" to achieve and demonstrate compliance.
    1. Firefox is the most compliant with the proposed standard, and is, therefore, your best place to start when developing browser extensions
  4. Apr 2020
    1. But there is still somewhat of a tension between serving those requirements and making sure the business can make a profit, and also ensuring that the expense of complying is adequately funded but not too expensive.
  5. Mar 2020
    1. you have less direct control as you must rely on the vendor’s adherence to IAB’s guidelines for compliance.
    2. Directly blocking the vendor scripts (using another prior blocking method), then executing them only after consent has been collected. This method requires more implementation work and it’s a bit slower in terms of execution time, but it allows personalized ads to be served from the first page view (where consent hasn’t been collected yet) and gives you more direct and solid control in regards to ensuring compliance.

      pros:

      • allows personalized ads to be served from the first page view (where consent hasn’t been collected yet)
      • gives you more direct and solid control in regards to ensuring compliance.
    1. “meet the minimal requirements that we set based on European law” — which they define as being “if it has no optional boxes pre-ticked, if rejection is as easy as acceptance, and if consent is explicit.”
    1. Ryan said he believes the GDPR has resulted in a “game of chicken” between the tech industry and regulators, where companies are trying to see what they can get away with and doing the bare minimum — without taking meaningful action or, often, actually complying with the law.
    1. You need to provide the ability for users to look at cookies individually, so they need to be listed (and that can be quite a lot of work in major systems). You’re allowed to define some cookies as “necessary for the correct functioning of this product”, usually cookies that store session related data. After all, if a user opts out of those, they can’t meaningfully use the web site, or that part of the site.But you have to be honest about it. You can’t, for example, define marketing or analytic cookies as necessary, and you have to allow users to opt out from them. Those don’t stop the site from functioning, it just reduces the data you can collect about site use.
  6. Nov 2019
    1. submit the night before on a Google form

      Compliance - a carrot/stick to encourage students to do the prep before class

  7. Apr 2019
  8. Jan 2018
    1. There are no audits matching your search

      There are no audits matching your search for Dispensary There are no audits matching your search for Cannabis There are no audits matching your search for Marijuana There are no audits matching your search for nutraceutical

  9. Jul 2017
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  11. Jun 2016
    1. The warning came in the wake of a Justice Department investigation of the role that certain Swiss banks had played in helping United States citizens evade federal taxes.

      I am surprised the New York Times did not mention the IRS Voluntary Disclosure Program for Offshore Assets. According to the IRS, "voluntary programs have resulted in more than 45,000 voluntary disclosures from individuals who have paid about $6.5 billion in back taxes, interest and penalties." (See IRS June 6, 2014 Press Release available here

      There is a good chance that some of the tax-payers tax structures analyzed in preparation for this article came into compliance through it. To make matters worse, the NY Times reported on it numerous times since its first incineration in 2009— with the latest Jan. 10 2012 on page B6, available at — which only makes this passing mention of investigations by the Department of the Treasury that much more disappointing.