Global News Roundup: Jan. 12–19, 2021

(Jan 19, 2021) In this week’s global legislative roundup, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., proposed privacy legislation, and a Washington Senate Committee held a public hearing o... Read More

Global News Roundup: Jan. 12–19, 2021

(Jan 19, 2021) In this week’s global legislative roundup, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., proposed privacy legislation, and a Washington Senate Committee held a public hearing o... Read More

Notes from the Asia-Pacific region, 15 Jan. 2021

(Jan 14, 2021) Kia ora koutou, Ngā mihi o te tau hou (happy new year) from New Zealand. As is customary down here, things are getting off to a slow start, with many... Read More

ADHA calls for limits to data breach reporting under federal law

(Jan 14, 2021) The Australian Digital Health Agency Read More

Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces data breach

(Jan 14, 2021) The Reserve Bank of New Zealand experienced a data breach, which may have exposed sensitive information, The Associated Press reports. A third-party file sha... Read More

Privacy concerns surround use of 'smart cushion'

(Jan 14, 2021) The New York Times reports on the privacy concerns around smart cushions designed by a Chinese tech company designed to monitor employees' health. The cushio... Read More

Pakistan considers federal privacy law following WhatsApp changes

(Jan 14, 2021) Pakistani Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said his ministry is considering a federal privacy law, Dawn.com reports. Hussain's comm... Read More

COVID-19 privacy updates from France, Singapore

(Jan 14, 2021) France's data protection authority, Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, Read More

Google removes lending apps from Play Store following review

(Jan 14, 2021) Google has removed an undisclosed number of personal loan applications in India from its Play Store following a review based on reports from users and govern... Read More

WeChat users file privacy suit against Tencent

(Jan 12, 2021) Bloomberg reports a group of California-based WeChat users filed a suit against Tencent Holdings, the application's parent company, over potential privacy ri... Read More