A new law has been approved in Egypt that gives victims of sexual harassment or assault the automatic right to anonymity, Reuters reports. Parliamentarian Ghada Ghareeb said a fear of social stigma led to a decline in reported cases. The law is a step “in a long road of issuing regulations that preserve women’s rights,” she said.
Top issues to address when using automated employment decision-making tools
As we wait for the EU Artificial Intelligence Act to pass, AI enforcement is imminent in the U.S. On the federal level, we have both joint and individual statements from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Justice Department, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Equal Employment Opportunity Commi...
A trans-Atlantic comparison of anonymization, deidentification
While anonymized or deidentified personal data does not generally fall within the scope of privacy and data protection regulations, growing demand for techniques to anonymize personal data makes the issue a topic of intense discussion. IAPP Principal Researcher, Technology, Katharina Koerner, CIPP/U...
EDPB adopts final text for DPA administrative fine guidelines
The European Data Protection Board adopted its final version of the "Guidelines on the calculation of administrative fines following public consultation." The guidelines serve as a resource for EU member states' data protection authorities to "harmonise the methodology" they "use to calculate fines....
DeSantis signs Florida's Digital Bill of Rights
The Record reports Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., signed SB 262, the Florida Digital Bill of Rights, into law. The targeted legislation carries comprehensive privacy requirements for covered Big Tech companies, while also requiring children's privacy protections for a broader swath of covered entities. ...
Keeping pace with US state privacy law proposals
The regulatory landscape for privacy and data protection in the U.S. is ever-changing, especially at the state level in recent years. The IAPP aims to keep privacy professionals up to date on state legislative updates with its "US State Privacy Legislation Tracker." The tracker consists of a bill st...
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