The Department of Computer Science presents
Scott Smedresman, Esq.
East Brunswick, NJ
November 7, 2013
Education Building Rm. 113
11:30am – 12:30pm
Refreshments to follow the presentation
Startup Speed Meets Legal Logjam
Navigating the Landscape of Online Privacy and Data Security Law
Technology has democratized industry. Lowering once high barriers to entry, an app and fresh business can now be built in a matter of days. User bases can hockey stick overnight. While the speed of industry has changed, the speed of the law has not. With many laws impacting technology ventures being written decades ago, legislators and enforcement agencies have raced to catch up, creating a challenging patchwork of privacy and data security laws for startups to navigate. The laws out there – from security and breach notification rules, to Do Not Track, from privacy policies to behavioral advertising regulations – can seem overwhelming. However, with timely guidance and careful planning up front, the landscape can be successfully navigated.
He recently was recognized as being among New Jersey’s 2013 Rising Stars of the legal profession, an honor that recognized the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state.