Cellphone data collected for advertising was provided to government agencies

(Nov 22, 2021) Digital advertising company Mobilewalla disclosed it indirectly provided data to the Department of Homeland Security, the Internal Revenue Service, and other... Read More

CJEU advocate general: Retaining traffic, location data permitted to protect national security

(Nov 18, 2021) Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union Manuel Campos Sánchez-Bordona Read More

PIPL reportedly disrupts global shipping tracking systems

(Nov 18, 2021) Reuters reports China’s Personal Information Protection Law is disrupting global shipping tracking systems. The law includes increased government oversight o... Read More

Data broker shared phone location records with DC’s health department

(Nov 11, 2021) Public records show data broker Veraset shared billions of “highly sensitive” phone location records with Washington, D.C.’s Department of Health as part of ... Read More

UK Supreme Court halts massive data protection class-action

(Nov 10, 2021) The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom dismissed a 3 billion GBP ($4 billion) data protection class action lawsuit against Google Nov. 10. The suit sought c... Read More

Ransom attempt exposes 7M trading app users' data

(Nov 9, 2021) The Wall Street Journal reports trading application Robinhood experienced a data breach exposing the information of about 7 million users Nov. 3. The company... Read More

The latest on legislative privacy proposals

(Nov 5, 2021) U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., Read More

Senators introduce Protecting Sensitive Personal Data Act

(Nov 3, 2021) U.S. Senators Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., introduced the Protecting Sensitive Personal Data Act. The proposed legislation would expand o... Read More

Location data firm's 'technical breach' from lack of user consent

(Nov 1, 2021) British location data firm Huq announced it experienced two "technical breaches" where third party applications did not obtain user consent before collecting... Read More

Apple begins public tests on App Privacy Report tool

(Oct 29, 2021) According to TechCrunch, Apple launched the beta version of its App Privacy Report tool, which provides an in-depth look at sensitive information requests ma... Read More