California Consumer Privacy Act

Some thoughts from the interactive ad industry on CCPA compliance from a new IAB CCPA Benchmark survey.

  • Allowing the placement of third party trackers for the purpose of advertising is likely a sale.
  • Participants down the advertising chain are sometimes “businesses,” sometimes “service providers” and sometimes “third parties.”
  • Many give CCPA rights to individuals outside

California lawmakers recently passed legislation that amends the California Consumer Privacy Act.

“The most significant outcome of AB 713’s passage is that, pending California Gov. Gavin Newson’s signature, information that is deidentified is exempt from regulation under the CCPA if the information is (1) derived from patient information that is protected under HIPAA, the California

Is a U.S. federal privacy law in our future?

Combining the privacy protections included in three previously independent bills — the U.S. Consumer Data Protection Act, Filter Bubble Transparency Act and Deceptive Experiences To Online Users Reduction Act — Senate Republicans’ SAFE DATA Act  provides some of the strongest privacy protections to date, writes Müge

Time for a U.S. federal privacy law?

“U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled, “Revisiting the Need for Federal Data Privacy Legislation,” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

The hearing will examine the current state of consumer data privacy and legislative

The Washington Privacy Act is back and now includes provisions for handling personal data during a public health emergency such as a pandemic.

Its provisions are closer to the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) than the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and include:

  • Controller and processor obligations
  • Right of correction
  • Provisions regarding profiling

Two bills dealing with processing COVID-19 data in California were referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Assembly Bill 660 prohibits data collected, received or prepared for purposes of contact tracing from being used or disclosed for any purpose other than facilitating contact tracing efforts. It also requires the data collected to be deleted within 60

In the wake of the UK A-Level algorithm fallout, the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a report, for public comment, on the Four Principles of Explainable Artificial Intelligence.

“AI is becoming involved in high-stakes decisions, and no one wants machines to make them without an understanding of why,” said NIST