General Privacy & Data Security News & Developments

During its 44th Annual meeting in Istanbul, the Global Privacy Assembly (GPA) voted to admit the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) as a full voting member.

The Global Privacy Assembly

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The California Privacy Protection Agency has revised (again) the CPRA regulations.

There are several edits, including some clarifications and removals simplicity of implementation “at this time.” The regulations also double

Continue Reading Revised California Privacy Rights Act Regulations Are Out: What You Need to Know.

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?

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

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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