Google to pay AU$60M fine to Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

(Aug 12, 2022) Google agreed to pay a AU$60 million fine to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Guardian reports. A federal court found Google misled Au... Read More

FTC's Bedoya highlights teen, location privacy in first public address

(Aug 10, 2022) U.S. Federal Trade Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya made his first public speech since being sworn in... Read More

France's LINC to study anonymized geolocation data set

(Aug 8, 2022) France’s digital innovation laboratory, the Laboratoire d’Innovation Numerique, launched a test of a geolocation data set’s anonymization. The aim of LINC’s ... Read More

Global News Roundup: July 26-Aug. 1, 2022

(Aug 1, 2022) In this week’s global legislative roundup, the European Commission announced it will open a digital compliance office in San Francisco. The European Data Pro... Read More

Federal judge approves $92M TikTok class-action settlement

(Jul 29, 2022) MediaPost reports U.S. District Court Judge John Lee approved a $92 million class-action settlement involving TikTok over a range of data protection violatio... Read More

A view from DC — Federal privacy law musings, children's privacy bills and more

(Jul 22, 2022) IAPP Managing Director, Washington, D.C., Cobun Zweifel-Keegan, CIPP/US, CIPM, breaks down the latest privacy happenings in the nation’s capital, including h... Read More

The privacy implications of overturning Roe v. Wade

(Jul 22, 2022) Google’s practice of collecting cellular location data could offer investigative material to law enforcement in states that have criminalized abortion... Read More

FCC chair presses major mobile carriers about data and privacy practices

(Jul 20, 2022) U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel issued a letter to the country's top 15 mobile providers inquiring about their data ret... Read More

Google's location data could be used by prosecutors in anti-abortion states

(Jul 19, 2022) Google’s practice of collecting cellular location data could offer investigative material to law enforcement in states that have criminalized abortions, Poli... Read More

Report: Data broker lists Planned Parenthood locations on platform

(Jul 18, 2022) A data company was found to have listed the location of at least 71 Planned Parenthood locations in 35 states, according to an investigation by The Markup. I... Read More