Biden's Commerce nominee calls Privacy Shield replacement a 'top priority'

(Jan 27, 2021) U.S. President Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of the Department of Commerce, Gina Raimondo, said she would work to complete a data transfer deal between t... Read More

House Rep: Federal privacy law needed to build confidence in AI

(Jan 27, 2021) U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Ga., voiced his support for a federal privacy law, Politico reports. Carter said privacy legislation could ease concerns and build ... Read More

Ad industry calls for revisions to proposed ND privacy law

(Jan 27, 2021) A coalition of advertising industry groups asked North Dakota lawmakers to revise a proposed state privacy law, MediaPost reports. Read More

German data strategy addresses aligning DPAs

(Jan 27, 2021) Euractiv reports the German government's proposed data strategy will seek to draw a common approach for its 16 state data protection authorities and the Fede... Read More

Belarus privacy law ready for Parliament's spring session

(Jan 27, 2021) Belarus Standing Commission on National Security Deputy Chairperson Igor Martynov indicated the country's draft Law on Personal Data Protection will be ready... Read More

Is 2021 the year for the Washington Privacy Act?

(Jan 26, 2021) Is the third time a charm for the Washington Privacy Act? 2021 will tell as a third version of the proposed legislation is before the Legislature. La... Read More

Stuck in the middle with you: When US discovery orders hit GDPR

(Jan 26, 2021) Civil litigants in the United States have broad rights to information — from each other and from others not involved in the litigation, whether or not they a... Read More

PDPC commissioner building Singapore’s digital future

(Jan 26, 2021) Buildings large and small start with the vision of an architect who plans and designs to make it a reality. Chuen Hong Lew likens his role to that of an arch... Read More

Data brokers under the spotlight: A commentary on the ICO vs. Experian case

(Jan 26, 2021) Data brokers, data processing, credit agencies  — for some of us, these terms are mere ambiguities, while for others, common technology buzzwords. Fo... Read More

Unpacking the proposed HIPAA Privacy Rule modifications

(Jan 26, 2021) Only a month into 2021, and U.S. privacy professionals are already trying to keep up with fast-moving legislative developments and other privacy initiatives.... Read More