Restaurant chains can't shake BIPA lawsuits

(Aug 11, 2020) Reuters reports Little Caesars' motion to dismiss a class-action suit under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act has been denied. A U.S. District C... Read More

ICO to probe bank's alleged employee spying

(Aug 10, 2020) Reuters reports the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office has begun investigating Barclays and its potential employee tracking practices. In February, the b... Read More

OSHA revises rule on employee health records access

(Aug 4, 2020) The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced revisions to its Read More

The latest updates from the EU, US

(Jul 29, 2020) EU data protection authorities are investigating the Read More

FPF: Privacy Shield participation up 30% in EU

(Jul 15, 2020) A recent study conducted by the Future of Privacy Forum shows more than 259 European-based companies are participating in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield program.... Read More

Finnish DPA updates Working Data Protection Manual

(Jul 9, 2020) Finland’s Office of the Data Protection Officer updated the Working Data Protection Manual to reflect changes in the Employment Data Protection Act. The upda... Read More

Privacy advocates fear 'normalizing' of employee surveillance

(Jun 26, 2020) Concerns are growing regarding the extent of and future considerations for employee surveillance rollouts amid COVID-19, Politico reports. While some compani... Read More

Podcast: Suing to stop the surveillance

(Jun 26, 2020) Recently, Jay Edelson and his team at Edelson PC have filed three different class-action lawsuits related to unwanted surveillance: One against security comp... Read More

PwC develops facial recognition tool for employee monitoring

(Jun 17, 2020) Global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers created a facial recognition tool to help financial institutions track employees as they work from home, Person... Read More

IAPP infographic highlights COVID-19 resources

(Jun 16, 2020) This IAPP infographic highlights resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The infographic breaks down the major COVID-19 privacy topics and includes links... Read More