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How the CCPA may impact the automotive industry

While the California Consumer Privacy Act has impacted businesses in all sectors, one industry that has been steadily barreling toward compliance is the automotive industry. Car manufacturers will have to change their data collection processes in response to the CCPA, particularly in response to the...
40 organizations seek Section 702 revisions
The American Civil Liberties Union announced it joined a coalition of more than 40 advocacy groups on a letter urging the U.S. House Judiciary and Intelligence committees to consider amending Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act before reauthorizing the law. Written in response t...
Op-ed: Zappos data breach settlement ‘paltry’
In an op-ed for Slate, Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Cybersecurity Policy Assistant Professor Josephine Wolff describes Zappos’ proposed data breach settlement — which provides the 24 million customers whose personal information was exposed during a 2012 breach a 10% off code for one or...
Study: Data transparency key for consumers
A study by consulting firm Accenture Interactive finds consumers want to know more about how brands are using personal data, noting businesses should be more mindful of consumer privacy in developing marketing strategies, Marketing Dive reports. The study found 73% of 8,000 consumers surveyed said t...
Top-5 most-read stories since Oct. 14, 2019
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