TikTok expands parental controls

(Nov 19, 2020) TikTok expanded its Family Pairing parental controls, TechCrunch reports. Parents can now manage various aspects of their teen’s account, like turning off ac... Read More

EDPS issues opinion on EC proposal to suspend ePrivacy Directive provisions

(Nov 12, 2020) The European Data Protection Supervisor issued its Read More

46M records compromised in kids' game developer breach

(Nov 12, 2020) Hackers accessed a database belonging to online playground Animal Jam, stealing approximately 46 million account records, Infosecurity Magazine reports. Anim... Read More

Nev. attorney general talks state privacy law, data breach reporting

(Nov 6, 2020) In 2019, Aaron Ford was elected as Nevada’s 34th attorney general after serving six years in the state Senate, including as both minority and majority leader... Read More

OAIC advocates for greater children's privacy awareness

(Oct 29, 2020) In observance of Children's Week, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner offered a reminder regarding the importance of children's privacy. "P... Read More

BBB National Programs studies teen privacy in Android app marketplace

(Oct 29, 2020) BBB National Programs released “Risky Business,” examining privacy in the Android teen application marketplace. The study of 53,000 Android mobile apps found... Read More

A conversation with Nev. Attorney General Aaron Ford

(Oct 27, 2020) In 2019, Aaron Ford was elected as Nevada’s 34th attorney general after serving six years in the Nevada Senate, in... Read More

A look at China's draft of Personal Data Protection Law

(Oct 26, 2020) China unveiled its draft of Personal Data Protection Law for public consultation Oct. 21, 2020. Taking a closer look at the draft PDPL, it is easy to see man... Read More

Analyzing China's draft Personal Data Protection Law

(Oct 26, 2020) China unveiled its draft of Personal Data Protection Law for public consultation Oct. 21. The draft PDPL, which contains 70 articles and hefty fines, will be... Read More

Google removes children’s Android apps over data collection violations

(Oct 26, 2020) Three Android applications for children, with more than 20 million downloads collectively, have been removed from the Google Play store, TechCrunch reports. ... Read More