The Federal Trade Commission Act’s prohibition on deceptive or unfair conduct can apply if you make, sell or use a tool that is effectively designed to deceive – even if that’s not its intended or sole purpose. Therefore, it applies to deepfakes and voice clones, according to a new Federal…Continue Reading The Use of Deepfakes and Voice Clones Can Be Illegal, FTC Says
Why is the new noyb action against websites and data brokers regarding cookie-based authentication important…Continue Reading To Best Comply With US Privacy Laws, It Can Be Helpful to Look to Europe
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has issued a long-awaited opinion on the EU-US Data…Continue Reading EDPB Issues Opinion on the EU-US Data Privacy Framework: Key Takeaways
“The times they are a-changin’,” Bob Dylan sang almost 60 years ago. And when it…Continue Reading US Privacy Laws and Legislation: What You Need to Know
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has submitted comments to FTC Rulemaking on commercial surveillance.
Here are some key takeaways.
It is important that data from the Internet…Continue Reading What Did the EDPS Have to Say About FTC Rulemaking on Commercial Surveillance?
You need a data retention plan. No really.
And not just in the European Union. In California too.
Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) has fined messaging platform…Continue Reading Make Sure You Have a Good Data Retention Plan. You Need It.
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 Biden’s Executive Order Is a Big Step Forward, but Will There Be Two Steps Back?
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
Data Protection Professionals Like it Hot: 7 Hot Topics and Trends in Data Privacy Today
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