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DIS Names Jennifer Davis Chief Privacy Officer
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DIS Names Jennifer Davis Chief Privacy Officer

The Arkansas Department of Information Systems has named Jennifer Davis as the state's first chief privacy officer, a job created in conjunction with Act 912 during the 2017 General Assembly.
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UA Little Rock Names Associate Provost, Chief Data Officer

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named W. Cody Decker its associate provost and chief data officer, effective July 1.
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High Court Ruling Lets States Tax Online Retailers From Afar (Matthew Boch Commentary)

States that follow South Dakota's framework of (1) reasonable virtual nexus thresholds, (2) overall simplification as part of SSUTA or otherwise, and (3) no retroactivity should be on solid ground.
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