In this week’s Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, a legal contingent from law firm DLA Piper breaks down the newest version of the California Consumer Privacy Act draft regulations. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., proposed the creation of a federal privacy agency, while fellow Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., proposed a temporary halt on government-used facial-recognition technology. The Hamburg Commission for Data Protection and Freedom of Information handed down a $55,500 fine to Facebook for not properly appointing a data protection officer for its local office. And the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation is still awaiting presidential approval. (IAPP member login required.)
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