Privacy campaigners have been requesting Congress to seriously reform or end the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA). The bill allegedly enables governments to use surveillance mechanisms disguised as security protectors.

As Wired reports, the Senate has so far denied attempts to change controversial elements of legislature. It has now been passed with the invasive measures intact.

CISA intends to stop corporate data breaches by permitting companies to share data with the Department of Homeland Security.

Company lawyers in Thailand Chaninat and Leeds have a team of highly qualified, bilingual business lawyers.

However privacy lobbyists see CISA as a “free pass” that will enable companies to monitor users and share information with the government without their knowledge.

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Landmark Changes to Vietnam Transgender Law

by admin on November 27, 2015

A landmark law was passed this week in Vietnam enabling greater rights for transgender people, which experts say may open up the possibility for gender reassignment surgery in the country.

As Bangkok Post writes, sex-change operations are illegal in Vietnam, meaning those who want to undertake the surgery must travel to Thailand.

American family lawyers in Bangkok Chaninat and Leeds have spent decades managing family legal matters in Bangkok.

The new legislation will mean those that have already undergone gender reassignment can register under their new sex.

The law will be in effect from early 2017.

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Wisconsin Court Rules Some Knives Fall Under Second Amendment

November 27, 2015

Wisconsin appellate court ruled this week that a state law outlawing the possession of certain knives goes against the second amendment. As Jurist reports, the law in Wisconsin regarding Possession of a Switchblade Knife prohibits possession of “any knife having a blade which opens by pressing a button, spring or other device in the handle […]

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Woman Must Destroy Frozen Embryo’s, Court Rules

November 26, 2015

A Californian Court has ruled that a woman must abide by an agreement with her ex-husband to destroy five frozen embryos if they divorce. As ABC reports, the court’s decision overrides Mimi Lee, who suffers from cancer, and argued that her condition made it harder for her to conceive, and was therefore her last chance […]

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