In this week’s Privacy Tracker legislative roundup, read about the potential for updates to Spain’s privacy law and a new national ID card in Tunisia, which is drawing privacy concerns. In Canada, a proposed bill aims to shield health care facilities that provide services for medically assisted death and a Supreme Court ruling offers some insight into when vendors can share personal information without violating the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. In the U.S., Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., has introduced the Safe Transfer Act, which would require academic transcripts to include violations of a school’s sexual violence policies; Republicans within the Federal Communications Commission are planning to repeal net neutrality and privacy rules; and the House Intelligence Committee has passed the 2017 Intelligence Authorization Act. (IAPP member login required.)
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