In the EU, France’s new antiterrorism law has some wondering whether it’s within the confines of EU law; Belgium is making the case for its authority to regulate Facebook, and Italy’s general resolution on online profiling activities is now in force. South Africa has new regulations for drone operators, and Australia’s privacy commissioner just got an extra $4.2M to deal with the new data retention law. Also in this week’s Privacy Tracker weekly legislative roundup, read about proposals at the U.S. federal level and new laws in states, including Georgia’s student privacy law, New Jersey’s limitations on vehicle event-recorder data and Maryland’s new social media law for higher education institutions. (IAPP member login required.)
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