General Privacy & Data Security News & Developments

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

The FTC launched a detailed notice of proposed rulemaking on August 11, 2022 regarding commercial surveillance and data security. The commission also released a fact sheet on commercial surveillance.

For

Continue Reading FTC Launches Detailed Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Commercial Surveillance, Data Security

Let’s review:

  • 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.

Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has published a guide on data protection in the blockchain.

Some key points:

Permissionless blockchain:

  • Any personal data published in-clear is a form
Continue Reading Data Protection on the Blockchain: Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission Weighs In

The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI), an industry trade group that develops self-regulatory standards for online advertising, has released its Precise Location Information Solution Provider Voluntary Enhanced Standards.

The new standards

Continue Reading The NAI’s Precise Location Information Solution Provider Voluntary Enhanced Standards: What You Need to Know

Plaintiffs have filed a wave of consumer litigation against website owners/operators alleging violations of state wiretapping statutes based on the use of so-called “session replay” software on websites to monitor

Continue Reading Understanding the 9th Circuit’s Recent Ruling on Session Replay Software

“Businesses, service providers, and contractors are to comply with not just the letter of the (California Consumer Privacy Act), but the spirit of the law.”

That is according to a

Continue Reading To Clarify the Meaning of CCPA, CPPA Issues Initial Statement of Reasons for New Regs

During a recent webinar hosted by The Chicago Bar Association, some other panelists and I made some predictions about the future of data privacy.

What is on the horizon?

  1. The 
Continue Reading What Does the Future of Data Privacy Hold? Some Predictions.