The Virginia legislature is considering looking at amending the state’s Consumer Data Protection Act to expand protections related to children’s data.
Some key points in the bill:
Child defined as under 18, not 13
COPPA compliance exemption is deleted
Verified parental consent required for the collection, use or disclosure…Continue Reading Pending Virginia, West Virginia Bills Look to Protect Children’s Data
A new Washington State bill works to close the gap between consumer knowledge and industry…Continue Reading My Health, My Data: New Bill Aims to Protect Health Data in Washington
It’s six days into the new year and we already have four new comprehensive privacy…Continue Reading Privacy in the City That Never Sleeps: The New York Privacy Bill
There’s no mistake, we’re in a recessionary cycle. We can stay out of the politics…Continue Reading The Impact of Recession on Cybersecurity Programs: Beware of the Trap Game
For deidentification under the traditional laws like HIPAA, removal of identifiers qualifies.
That was a key facet of what I discussed last week on an anonymization panel during the IAPP…Continue Reading Deidentification vs Anonymization: What Is Enough?
Employers should have in place a process to delete former employees’ information – including public facing information and photos – to meet their retention limitation requirements, according to the Belgian…Continue Reading Caveat Employer? In the EU and California, Employers Must Beware!
President Joe Biden’s executive order on EU-U.S. data privacy is a “huge step” towards resolving the ongoing data transfer crisis.
It imposes limits on the collection and processing of information…Continue Reading President Biden’s Executive Order Is a Big Step Forward, but Will There Be Two Steps Back?
While speaking recently at the Nordic Privacy Arena in Sweden, I offered Nordic companies seven things they should think about when doing business in the United States.
For your reading…Continue Reading 7 Things Nordic Companies Should Think About When Doing Business in the US
I was lucky enough to give the keynote this week at the InfoGov World conference in San Diego.
Between panels and speeches, I came up with these seven hot topics…Continue Reading Data Protection Professionals Like it Hot: 7 Hot Topics and Trends in Data Privacy Today
What does the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Advocate General’s opinion in the case of Meta vs. the German Bundeskartellamt tell us regarding the scope of what…Continue Reading CJEU Advocate General Issues Opinion on Meta vs. the German Bundeskartellamt
In letter to hospital CEO’s, California Attorney General Rob Bonta asked how healthcare facilities and other providers were addressing racial and ethnic disparities in commercial decision-making tools and algorithms.
In…Continue Reading California Attorney General Rob Bonta Is Coming After Your Algorithmic Biases
A Class Action Lawsuit Claims a Health System Uses Meta Pixel on Its Website. What You Need to Know.
Health information is sensitive.
Sharing it with third parties for advertising is more sensitive.
Doing it behind a log-in where there is no expectation of such tracking?
You’re…Continue Reading A Class Action Lawsuit Claims a Health System Uses Meta Pixel on Its Website. What You Need to Know.
Last week, six House Democrats introduced H.R. 8334, the Robotext Scam Prevention Act, which seeks to expand federal telemarketing laws to, among other things, expressly cover text messaging.
It…Continue Reading New House Bill Threatens to Expand the TCPA to Regulate Text Messages