• Closing of Poteat Law

    Poteat Law is no longer accepting clients. ——— I have had a wonderful four years as a solo attorney, and I have been fortunate to have some truly fantastic clients: companies that are making the internet a better place; artists that are pushing the boundaries of their media; non-profit organizations that are working tirelessly to… [Continue Reading]

    Closing of Poteat Law
  • About Hannah

    Hannah Poteat is a privacy, internet law, and intellectual property attorney in San Francisco who understands both the legal and the technical side of complex issues. Prior to her legal career, she worked in network architecture, computer security, and privacy for fourteen years. She graduated with honors in Santa Clara Law’s prestigious High Tech Law… [Continue Reading]

    About Hannah
  • Blog

    Law For Humans is my blog. There, I look at the current legal landscape, and translate complex issues into human terms.  


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California law has recently changed, requiring new details in privacy policies. Make sure you're up to date!

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More about Poteat Law closing

On January 19, I will start a new position at a company in San Francisco as an in-house Privacy & IP Counsel. I’m spending my last few days as a solo attorney working with my clients to ensure their transition to new attorneys is seamless, and trying to minimize disruption for them…and, of course, reading […]

Responsibility for Online Content

Today, I had the pleasure of joining Eric Goldman in a webinar for the California State Bar on intermediary liability, discussing current updates to 47 U.S.C. § 230. It was a lot of fun, and I’ll have a blog post coming soon. You can check out our powerpoint presentation, Content and Control Online, or listen to […]

What Does the CalOPPA Update Mean To You?

Edit, September 27, 2013: Governor Brown has signed AB370 into law. It is now the law in California. Original post from Sept. 5 follows: Last week, California’s State Senate unanimously passed AB370, which, if passed by the Assembly, will add new requirements to the California Online Privacy Protection Act. The California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) […]