""

Your daily source for the most important privacy and data protection news from around the world.
Advocacy groups want Biden to boost consumer privacy
Reuters reports digital and human rights groups penned a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden calling for a renewed focus on consumer privacy. A coalition of 11 groups urged Biden to create an independent U.S. data protection authority and commit to a federal privacy law within his first 100 days in o...
FTC discusses health app privacy
U.S. Federal Trade Commission Division of Advertising Practices Attorney Miles Plant wrote a blog post with tips for protecting personal data supplied to health applications. Plant noted that while some apps use data to support personal services, there is plenty that has other intentions that includ...
India's Supreme Court turns back Aadhaar challenges
The Hindu reports petitions to review India's Aadhaar identification system were rejected by the Supreme Court. The decision upholds Parliament's passage of the law establishing the system. Justice D.Y. Chandrachud dissented with the majority, calling for the petitions to remain pending until the co...
Head of Alexa Trust talks data use and trust
In an interview with Protocol, Amazon Director of Alexa Trust Anne Toth talked about the importance of user trust. Toth, who is responsible for building privacy features across the Alexa platform, said consumers face a balancing act of deciding whether technology is useful or concerning, and they wa...