Utah passes government privacy bill

(Mar 8, 2021) The Utah State Legislature approved House Bill 243, which focuses on privacy protections and oversight within state government. The bill creates a privacy of... Read More

India, Big Tech squabble over data requests

(Mar 8, 2021) The Wall Street Journal reports India's government is prepared to jail Indian-based WhatsApp and Twitter employees over noncompliance with government data re... Read More

Oklahoma House passes privacy legislation

(Mar 5, 2021) The Oklahoma House of Representatives approved the third reading of House Bill 1602, the Computer Data Privacy Act, with a vote of 85–11 and 5 abstentions Th... Read More

Search for UK ICO launches

(Mar 5, 2021) The U.K. Commissioner for Public Appointments posted a job description for the Information Commissioner. Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham Read More

Millions of COVID-19 results potentially exposed by Indian government

(Mar 4, 2021) A security flaw on a COVID-19 website run by the state government in West Bengal, India, potentially exposed the patient records of a majority of the 8.5 mil... Read More

French government seeks to ignore CJEU data retention ruling

(Mar 4, 2021) Politico reports the French Council of State has orders from the government to bypass a prior Read More

'Women Leading Tech and Privacy'

(Mar 3, 2021) Privacy has long been characterized by a level of gender equality, with an even split between women and men in the industry. Join the IAPP March 8 for this L... Read More

Google launches privacy updates for Workspace, iOS apps

(Mar 2, 2021) The Dutch data protection authority, Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, is working with Google to address privacy concerns raised with the company's Workspace plat... Read More

Proposed law brings validation to privacy tech

(Mar 1, 2021) A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers recently unveiled the Promoting Digital Privacy Technologies Act. Under the proposed bill, federal agencies will assess ... Read More

A rundown of US surveillance updates

(Mar 1, 2021) The Washington Post reports Read More