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Facebook vs GDPR - Private Messages I sent to others will never be deleted/erased from Facebook servers

I asked this question to Facebook: I would like to know how can I permanently delete private messages from both sides of the conversation. For example, conversations I had in the past with ...
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Is it legal to scrape a website and create my own database?

I'm working on a website that needs a database which is available publically on another site (let's just says it is IMDB). It'd be great if I could create my database by scraping IMDB. It'll be a one-...
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How to report an infraction of the HIPAA requirements?

In the United States, in accordance with HIPAA requirements, the lab who performed a blood test on a patient are required to send the results to the patient no later than 30 days from the date of ...
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Distributing machine learning models (e.g., word embeddings) based on non-sharable datasets

Many corpora (= datasets containing texts) are not freely available and/or their license do not allow redistribution and/or commercial use and/or require share-alike. For example, the Linguistic Data ...
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Can you copyright data?

I was reading this link and it says at the bottom that: The panel data are copyrighted by the Initiative on Global Markets and are being analyzed for an article to appear in a leading peer-reviewed ...
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It is legal to save and index a copy of any leaked database?

I'm wondering if it is legal to use a copy of a leaked database like the leaked Adobe database containing email addresses, encrypted passwords and password hints. I can imagine it won't be legal to ...
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Is it illegal to continue using oAuth tokens after a user asks to remove them?

We have an app that allows users to connect their CRM. The CEO wants to "fool" users into making them believe that they can delete the OAuth tokens so that we don't have access to their data anymore....
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For HIPAA, Does US Patient Data Have To Stay On US Servers?

For an application that stores US patient data, does HIPAA require that US data stays on US servers?
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Can I force a website/service to delete my private data

I would like to wipe my online data clean and make sure the people deleted my account. Considering that most services only offer to "close" or "suspend" the account and not delete the data like skype ...
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Where to draw the line when it comes to data Copyright law

I am currently developing a fitness utility application and have reached the point where I need to populate it with a real data-set. After quite a lot of research I found that there were literally no ...