Roundup: Belgium, Ireland, UK, US and more

(Oct 19, 2020) In this week's global legislative roundup, the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office handed down its stiffest fine to date. The European Data Protection Boa... Read More

Global News Roundup: Oct. 13–19, 2020

(Oct 19, 2020) In this week's global legislative roundup, the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office handed down its stiffest fine to date. The European Data Protection Boa... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, Oct. 16, 2020

(Oct 16, 2020) I mentioned a few weeks ago that the Ontario government was soliciting feedback on the idea of passing its own private sector privacy law. Here are some of m... Read More

OPC opens investigations into cyberattacks against government institutions

(Oct 16, 2020) The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada opened a pair of investigations into Read More

Nations say encryption creates 'severe' public safety risks, call for solutions

(Oct 13, 2020) Seven nations published an international statement saying end-to-end encryption "creates severe risks to public safety," CNBC reports. The U.K., U.S., Austra... Read More

Global News Roundup: Oct. 5–Oct. 13, 2020

(Oct 13, 2020) In this week's global legislative roundup, the California Department of Justice published a notice unveiling a third set of proposed modifications to the Cal... Read More

In annual report, Therrien makes familiar call for legislative reform

(Oct 9, 2020) Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien has called for an update to the country's federal privacy laws for years. It was a main talking point of the O... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, Oct. 9, 2020

(Oct 9, 2020) When I provide privacy training, we spend a fair amount of time discussing the definition of "personal information." One of the takeaways is how opinions abo... Read More

Therrien makes familiar call for revamped Canadian privacy laws in annual report

(Oct 9, 2020) Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien released his "2019–2020 Annual Report," and with it came a familiar call for the federal government to revamp ... Read More

Insurance industry trade group says governments must coordinate privacy regs

(Oct 9, 2020) In a submission before the Ontario government on private sector privacy, the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association said levels of government must co... Read More