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A new Washington State bill works to close the gap between consumer knowledge and industry practice by providing stronger privacy protections for all Washington consumers’ health data.

The bill provides

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If you are a GDPR-compliant company, does that mean you can start doing business in the United States with no additional thoughts about privacy?

As Simon Cowell says: “It’s a

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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

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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.

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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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