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Matt Cordell
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Dedicated lawyer, weekend adventurer, and aspiring polymath. Always learning and laughing (mostly at myself).
Dedicated lawyer, weekend adventurer, and aspiring polymath. Always learning and laughing (mostly at myself).

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South Dakota and Alabama Become the Last States to Enact Data Security Breach Notification Statutes
South Dakota and Alabama have just become the 49th and 50th states to en act data security breach notification statutes, joining the other 48 U.S. states and four U.S districts/territories that already have similar laws in effect. Here is what you need to k...
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Finally, Clarity on Telemarketing and Text Messaging to Reassigned Mobile Numbers
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit gave some clarity to companies that send ads via text message to consumers. The ruling addresses four issues, but this post will focus on only one: For the past couple of years, companie...
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The American Bar Association Has Authorized a New Specialization in Privacy Law
At the American Bar Association's mid-year meeting in Vancouver, B.C. earlier this week, the Standing Committee on Specialization did something that I frankly did not expect:  It approved International Association of Privacy Professionals ' certifications f...
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A Note About TrustedID Premier (Equifax ID Monitoring Service) Terms of Use
Some people are concerned that by enrolling in the TrustedID Premier credit monitoring service offered by Equifax following the Big Breach, they will be waiving their right to recover from Equifax in the event of a class action.  I thought I'd share my thou...
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A Note About TrustedID Premier (Equifax ID Monitoring Service) Terms of Use
Some people are concerned that by enrolling in the TrustedID Premier credit monitoring service offered by Equifax following the Big Breach, they will be waiving their right to recover from Experian in the event of a class action.  I thought I'd share my tho...
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The Morning After: What You Can Do To Protect Yourself After The Equifax Breach
You've probably heard that Equifax revealed yesterday that it was the subject of a data security breach that resulted in the exposure of 143 million Americans--almost half the population .  It is likely the largest data security breach in U.S. history .   T...
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What You Should Do Today In Response To The Equifax Breach
You've probably heard that Equifax revealed on Thursday that it was the subject of a data security breach that resulted in the exposure of 143 million Americans--almost half the population.  It is likely the largest data security breach in U.S. history.   T...
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Reflections on a Rewarding Year with the NCBA YLD
I'm no longer a young lawyer. A few days ago, I handed over an enormous gavel, signifying the end of my term as leader of the more than 6,400 members of the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association. It has been an incredibly rewarding ye...
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It's Time for a Change
Over the past six years, I have really enjoyed sharing thoughts with you on this blog and participating in some of the conversations that have arisen from the posts. Having recently departed private practice to work as in-house counsel, my interests are shi...
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