FTC, CFPB urge reversal of FCRA misrepresentation decision

(Oct 2, 2023) The U.S Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a joint amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ... Read More

CFPB proposal would classify more data brokers as consumer reporting agencies

(Sep 28, 2023) New rules for the Fair Credit Reporting Act proposed by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would expand the definition of "consumer reporting agen... Read More

SEC approves revised Privacy Act regulations

(Sep 26, 2023) The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approved amendments to its Privacy Act regulations. The regulator said the final rule "clarifies, updates, and st... Read More

ANPD discusses LGPD-compliant blockchain

(Sep 25, 2023) An advisor to the board of directors of Brazil's data protection authority, the Autoridade Nacional de Proteção de Dados, testified to the Chamber of Deputie... Read More

Op-ed: SEC should end excessive investor data collection practices

(Sep 25, 2023) In an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal, financial firm Stephens Chair and CEO Warren Stephens and American Securities Association Chair Paul Reilly propose ... Read More

Ransomware attack of Ohio college impacts nearly 290K people

(Sep 22, 2023) Lakeland Community College in Ohio will notify nearly 290,000 people whose personal information may have compromised in a March data breach, GovInfoSecurity ... Read More

Gleaning privacy insights from Australia's Robodebt scheme

(Sep 14, 2023) The Australian government's defunct Robodebt scheme brought serious questions about the processes behind automated data-matching and associated privacy pract... Read More

Hong Kong tech hub endures ransomware attack

(Sep 14, 2023) Hong Kong's Cyberport reported a ransomware attack involving 400 gigabytes of personal information, The South China Morning Post reports. The data accessed i... Read More

AEPD explores considerations with digital currencies

(Sep 14, 2023) Spain's data protection authority, the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos, blogged about data protection practices for digital currencies. The regulator... Read More

The latest privacy fines from US state, federal regulators

(Sep 11, 2023) California Attorney General Rob Bonta Read More