The Privacy Advisor | Feb 6, 2014
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In a highly anticipated vote, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved sweeping new privacy rules for broadband providers. Voting 3-2 along party lines, with Democrats in the majority, the FCC's new rules will require broadband providers to get consumer opt-in consent to collect sensitive information. “The bottom line is that broadband subscribers will finally be in the driver’s seat,” said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler during a press conference after this morning’s vote. “When it com... Read more
“Privacy law specialist” has a nice ring, doesn’t it? Soon, lawyers who devote a substantial portion of their full-time law practice to privacy law can call themselves a privacy specialist without running afoul of state ethics or advertising rules. On Saturday, October 22, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Specialization voted unanimously to recommend the IAPP’s new “Privacy Law Specialist” designation for formal ABA accreditation. Much work remains to be done, and many state... Read more
El 12 de julio de 2016, la Presidenta de la Asamblea Nacional del Ecuador, Gabriela Rivadeneira Burbano, presentó el Proyecto de Ley Orgánica de la Protección de los Derechos a la Intimidad y Privacidad sobre los Datos Personales. En un comunicado de prensa publicado el 21 de julio de 2016, disponible en el sitio web de la Asamblea Nacional, se explican las motivaciones de dicho proyecto de ley. El 27 de julio de 2016, en su 256a reunión, la Comisión de Justicia y Estructura del Estado de la As... Read more
Introducción Es menester para las sociedades mercantiles contemporáneas tener: estructuras corporativas eficientes que gobiernen sus procesos bajo una entidad transparente, lineamientos operativos enmarcados en el buen gobierno y órganos de dirección, operación y administración con valores y responsabilidades precisas y conformes a la ley, los estatutos y la realidad del mercado. Si bien en la mayoría de países de Latinoamérica la normativa referente a protección de datos personales tiene un ma... Read more
There are new cybersecurity regulations coming early next year for financial services companies in New York state, and they're the cause of some stirring amongst those charged with data protection and privacy. The Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies, open for public comment for the next month, is the result of The New York State Department of Financial Services' (DFS) close monitoring of the "ever-growing threat posed to information and financial systems by nation-states, terrorist organizations and independent criminal actors," the regulator says in its introduction of the regulation in the State Register. Given that the financial services industry is such an attractive target for cyber thieves, DFS, while recognizing many firms have made significant strides on cybersecurity for their own sakes, decided to up the baseline requirements for cybersecurity programs. Some say they’re no big deal, while others say they’re incredibly prescriptive, a nightmare for dealing with third-party vendors, and also a foreshadowing of bills to come nationally, reports Angelique Carson. Read more
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