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TikTok faces potential 27M GBP fine from ICO

The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office announced a notice of intent to fine TikTok 27 million GBP for alleged U.K. data protection violations. The ICO's investigation found potential violations concerning nonconsensual processing of minors' data, unlawful processing of special category data and ...
New York to consider children's privacy legislation
State Sen. Andrew Gounardes, D-N.Y., introduced a children's privacy bill to the New York Senate that mirrors the recently-passed California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act. Senate Bill 9563, the New York Child Data Privacy and Protection Act, covers minors age 17 and under and would require data pr...
The growth of US comprehensive state privacy law
The IAPP has closely tracked the very active U.S. comprehensive state privacy legislation landscape since 2018. To document the exponential growth, the IAPP Research and Insights team published a new tool breaking down the increased legislative work state lawmakers have put toward state-level privac...
FCC approves first step to block spam texts
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission approved a proposal that could allow for a crackdown on spam text messages, Axios reports. Commissioners voted 4-0 Sept. 23 to begin receiving comment on a potential requirement for cellular providers “to block texts from numbers known to be illegal or frau...
Roundup: India, Ireland, US and more
In this week’s global legislative roundup, India’s Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology gave an update on the redrafted Personal Data Protection Bill. The EU Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs pushed for a review of the Irish Data Protection C...