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British Airways anticipates reduced GDPR fine
British Airways expects the fine it faces from the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office for alleged violations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation to be reduced from the original $230 million total, Compliance Week reports. International Airlines Group, the owners of British Airways, said...
Danish DPA issues DKK 150K fine for GDPR violations
Denmark's data protection authority, Datatilsynet, fined PrivatBo DKK 150,000 for violations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The management company inadvertently handed over personal information as it assisted in the sale of three properties. The information was located on 424 USB keys...
Blog: Managing data in Google Analytics
In a blog post, Google Analytics Senior Product Manager Dan Stone provides an updated overview of controls that direct how data is collected, stored and used on the platform. “Analytics provides businesses with a variety of features to control how their data is used,” he wrote, explaining that busin...
Facial recognition news from US, Singapore
The New York Times reports computer science researchers from the University of Chicago devised Fawkes, a technology capable of disguising photos against facial recognition systems. Fawkes, downloaded more than 50,000 times since its July release, makes pixel-level alterations to photos that don't ...
Poll shows potential voters favor passing CPRA
According to Californians for Consumer Privacy, the advocacy group that introduced the California Privacy Rights Act ballot initiative, a poll of 605 voters showed 81% support for the legislation to be passed in November. The opposition among those polled voters was 11%. The poll, taken July 27 thro...
OSHA revises rule on employee health records access
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced revisions to its regulation for access to employee medical records. The rule, which outlines procedures OSHA personnel must follow when collecting and using sensitive employee medical information, was amended to "...