A view from DC: FTC rulemaking through a state attorney general lens

(Dec 2, 2022) IAPP Managing Director, Washington, D.C., Cobun Zweifel-Keegan, CIPP/US, CIPM, breaks down the latest privacy happenings in the nation’s capital, including a... Read More

Saskatchewan IPC finds privacy violations in SHA fax use

(Dec 2, 2022) CBC News reports the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan ordered the Saskatchewan Health Authority to curtail its use of fax c... Read More

Ontario court shapes future of data breach claims

(Dec 2, 2022) IT World Canada reports the Ontario Court of Appeal set a precedent for future data breach lawsuits with a recent decision on a 2017 breach claim against Equ... Read More

Password manager breached; ICE publishes vulnerable immigrants identities

(Dec 1, 2022) Password manager LastPass announced an investigation into "a security incident" in which customers' personal data, stored in a third-party cloud stora... Read More

5M Twitter accounts potentially breached

(Nov 30, 2022) Accounts of more than 5 million Twitter users in Europe and the U.S. may have been compromised, InfoSecurity Magazine reports, citing research from cybersecu... Read More

Australia passes Privacy Legislation Amendment Bill 2022

(Nov 29, 2022) The Parliament of Australia approved final passage of the Privacy Legislation Amendment Bill 2022. The bill amends the Privacy Act of 1988 to increase data b... Read More

Irish DPC serves Meta 265M euro fine

(Nov 28, 2022) Ireland's Data Protection Commission announced a 265 million euro fine to Meta over alleged EU General Data Protection Regulation violations. The fine is the... Read More

Several tax filing sites share user data with Meta via Pixel

(Nov 23, 2022) A report co-published by The Markup and The Verge found that several tax-filing services, including H&R Block, Tax Act and TaxSlayer, have shared users' ... Read More

Canadian grocery chain breached

(Nov 18, 2022) The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta and the Commission d’accès à l’information du Québec announced Canadian grocery store chain... Read More

Device repair services across North America found to 'snoop' on customer data

(Nov 18, 2022) Researchers at the University of Guelph found electronic repair providers “lack effective privacy protocols” and “often snoop on customers' data,” The Regist... Read More