In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, read about Utah becoming the first state in the U.S. to have a law requiring government entities to obtain a warrant in order to access data from third parties. In Ghana, Parliament approved the Right to Information bill, which was first drafted in 1999, and now awaits presidential assent before being fully recognized as law. In Australia, Parliament is sending the country's encryption laws off to the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor for further review, and Sri Lanka announced the country has plans to introduce a bill on data privacy within the next three months. (IAPP member login required.)
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