Brazilian authorities urged to address WhatsApp

(Apr 19, 2021) The Brazilian Institute for Consumer Protection, Instituto Brasileiro de Defesa do Consumidor, called on government agencies, including Brazil's data protect... Read More

Lawsuit alleges facial recognition led to wrongful arrest

(Apr 16, 2021) Civil rights organizations filed a federal lawsuit against the Detroit Police Department on behalf of a Michigan man alleging he was wrongfully Read More

OPC breaks down privacy-enhancing technologies

(Apr 16, 2021) The Office of Privacy Commissioner of Canada published a blog post outlining how certain privacy-enhancing technologies can support businesses' data privacy ... Read More

Potential hard line drawn on Canadian privacy class action

(Apr 16, 2021) Gowling WLG's Brent Arnold and Alexandra Psellas examined whether Canadian courts are taking a firmer stance on what constitutes a privacy violation in class... Read More

The latest COVID-19-related privacy updates

(Apr 15, 2021) The New York Times Read More

Profiles in Privacy: Working in privacy while ‘saving the planet’  

(Apr 15, 2021) Fifteen years ago, an experience on a vacation inspired Michelle Beistle, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, to become a member of The Nature Conservancy. Now, she is th... Read More

Bringing privacy to an organization ‘that’s literally saving the planet’

(Apr 15, 2021) On a kayaking trip in North Carolina, Michelle Beistle, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, and her family came across what she described as “a bridge to nowhere.” It was... Read More

The latest on EU COVID-19 vaccine certificates

(Apr 14, 2021) European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders told members of the European Parliament that airlines could use COVID... Read More

CNIL lab explores privacy in 2030

(Apr 14, 2021) The French data protection authority's digital innovation lab, the Laboratoire d'Innovation Numérique de la CNIL, published Read More

SMEs speak out against Apple's ad-tracking changes

(Apr 12, 2021) The Wall Street Journal reports small- and medium-sized businesses are voicing concerns over how Apple's Read More