The Privacy & Data Security Blog is published by McLane Middleton’s Privacy and Data Security Group. The blog is a timely resource that addresses some of the most troublesome privacy and data security issues for business owners, corporate executives, information security professionals, other legal professionals, legislators and policy makers, and the media.

Shilling, Cameron

Cameron G. Shilling
(603) 628-1351

Cameron G. Shilling
Cam Shilling is a Director at McLane Middleton, and the Chair of the firm’s Privacy and Data Security Group. In his 20 plus years as an attorney, Cam has managed, litigated and resolved numerous data security, technology and complex litigation matters throughout New England and around the country. His depth and breadth of experience in data security includes managing risk assessments and audits, creating and administering vulnerabilities reports and checklists, preparing and implementing written data security policies, training executives, managers and employees on data security procedures, addressing day-to-day security issues, and investigating and remediating security breaches. He has dealt with these issues for clients in a wide range of industries and under a multiplicity of state and federal laws, including businesses subject to the Massachusetts and California data security laws, health care and other clients regulated by HIPAA and HITECH, financial services providers subject to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations, the credit services industry and others under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and FACTA, banks regulated by Gramm-Leach-Blilely, and businesses subject to numerous other state data security laws. Cam’s expertise also includes data privacy matters, such as creating and implementing privacy policies, terms of use agreements, and information use and social media policies, advising clients about workplace privacy, social media and consumer privacy, and handling data privacy claims asserted against companies. He has dealt with these issues for clients under numerous applicable state and federal laws, including the Massachusetts, California (CalOPPA), Canadian and European privacy laws, FTC Act, CAN-SPAM Act, Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), Stored Communications Act (SCA), Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), state wiretap laws, and a variety of other state and federal privacy related laws. Cam received a J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1995, and interned for United States District Court Judge Royce Lamberth in Washington, D.C.

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Weaver, John

John Weaver (781) 904-2685

John Weaver
John is a member of the firm’s Corporate, Real Estate, and Privacy and Data Security Practice Groups. He has a diverse practice that focuses on land use, real estate, privacy, telecommunications, and emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles, and drones.

As an emerging technologies lawyer, John has advised a wide range of companies – from startups to international corporations – on regulatory and legal issues unique to those technologies, including data privacy concerns, regulations governing drones, state legislation affecting self-driving cars, and the impact of autonomous devices and programs on user and employment agreements.

John is the author of Robots Are People Too, released by Praeger Publishing, which explores legal issues implicated by autonomous technology and artificial intelligence, and a contributing writer at Slate magazine, where his articles focus on similar issues. He is also a member of the board of editors and a columnist for The Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law.  John is also a sought after speaker on topics related to law and emerging technologies, and has been interviewed by The AtlanticConsumer Reports, and the Boston Business Journal, among other media outlets.

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