Digital rights groups say UK government not transparent about Palantir contracts

(Nov 25, 2020) Privacy International and No Tech for Tyrants said the U.K. government is not being transparent about contracts with U.S.-based surveillance and data analyti... Read More

Survey: 55% of Americans concerned about location tracking by government agencies

(Nov 25, 2020) A Harris Poll survey found 55% of Americans are concerned about location tracking through digital devices by government agencies, The Wall Street Journal rep... Read More

PCLOB review reveals extent EU used US terrorist finance surveillance program

(Nov 23, 2020) A review of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Terrorist Finance Tracking Program conducted by the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board revealed ho... Read More

Senate passes Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act

(Nov 20, 2020) The U.S. Senate passed the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act, mandating certain security requirements for IoT devices purchased by the federal... Read More

Analyzing the commission's SCC draft implementing decision

(Nov 19, 2020) The European Commission recently unveiled its draft implementing decision on standard contractual clauses. IAPP Research Director Caitlin Fennessy, CIPP, exp... Read More

Australia seeks public comment on Digital Identity

(Nov 19, 2020) The Australian government opened a Read More

Federal privacy reform in Canada: The Consumer Privacy Protection Act

(Nov 18, 2020) The federal minority government released Read More

Assessing Canada's Consumer Privacy Protection Act

(Nov 18, 2020) The federal minority government released draft legislation to update and modernize Canada’s federal private sector privacy legislation. The Personal Informat... Read More

Big fines included in Canada's newly proposed national privacy bill

(Nov 17, 2020) The Canadian government proposed new legislation Tuesday that would reshape the nation's privacy framework. Read More

Top-5 operational impacts of Brazil’s LGPD: Part 5 — Enforcement mechanisms and sanctions

(Nov 17, 2020) Brazil’s General Data Protection Law entered into ef... Read More