Original reporting from IAPP staff and contributed features from IAPP members.
What does 'valuable consideration' mean under the CCPA?
Lydia de la Torre, CIPP/US and Sebastiano Rupp
Arguably the most important right the California Consumer Privacy Act provides to California residents is the right to opt-out of data sales. “Sale” is defined as “selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, o...
Senators to FTC: Where's the enforcement on big tech?
Ryan Chiavetta, CIPP/US
Now that the curtain has been pulled back on Facebook's privacy missteps, questions persist about the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and whether it has the proper enforcement authority to keep companies in line. A hearing on Capitol Hill came to the conclusion that it does not — at least, not yet. T...
What is a chief data ethics officer, anyway?
Molly Hulefeld
Privacy professionals find themselves in an age where data ethics have become part of the global conversation, receiving unprecedented attention worldwide. Just last month, the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners focused on debating ethics with its theme, “Dign...
Should we create a certification for AI ethics?
David Meyer
What does it mean to certify artificial intelligence ethics? Should one certify AI ethics? These are the key questions in a debate around projects, taking place under the auspices of the IEEE Standards Association, that aim to address ethical issues relating to the creation of autonomous and intelli...