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Roundup: Brazil, EU, US and more

In this week's global legislative roundup, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced preliminary updates on California Consumer Privacy Act enforcement. New York City’s administrative code was amended, which covers biometric identifier information and protects against the collection, storage, ...
New Zealand's Edwards top candidate to lead ICO
New Zealand Privacy Commissioner John Edwards was selected as the top candidate to lead the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office, NZ Herald reports. An independent panel tapped Edwards to replace current U.K. Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, whose tenure at the ICO ends later this year. ...
A look at a data governance model to protect children
UNICEF published a manifesto establishing a vision for better global governance of children's data. UNICEF Consultant Emma Day breaks down the manifesto, the current global landscape around data governance for children and why global standards are needed for this area of data protection. Day writes,...
Report: Privacy gaps in WeChat banking programs
The South China Morning Post reports potential user privacy issues have surfaced from messaging platform WeChat's online banking programs. The National Computer Network Emergency Response Technical Team/Coordination Centre of China filed a report noting a scan of 50 WeChat-supported personal banking...