Financial institutions to pay $1.8B fine for use of unauthorized messaging services

(Sep 28, 2022) Eleven large financial institutions will pay more than a collective $1.8 billion in penalties to settle regulatory investigations related to employees’ use o... Read More

Startup asks FTC to investigate large databrokers' access to payroll data

(Sep 27, 2022) A California startup asked the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate its larger rivals in the data broker industry, arguing they compile the payroll r... Read More

Lawsuits filed against Meta for allegedly bypassing Apple privacy settings

(Sep 23, 2022) Two class-action lawsuits have been filed against Meta on behalf of Apple iOS users for allegedly bypassing their privacy preferences, Ars Technica reports. ... Read More

AI-powered digital privacy company raises $4M in seed funding

(Sep 23, 2022) Hush, a digital privacy firm, announced it received $4 million in seed funding, Martech Series reports. The company’s service utilizes “advanced (artificial ... Read More

Researchers uncover health app privacy issues

(Sep 23, 2022) Multiple mobile health applications “share (user) information with a broad collection of advertisers,” according to an investigation conducted by The Washing... Read More

IAB report details digital marketing 'uncertainty' over third-party cookie phaseouts

(Sep 14, 2022) MarTech reports digital marketers face industry uncertainty due to “fragmented” privacy laws around the world and the “inconsistent” shift away from third-pa... Read More

Global News Roundup: Sept. 7-12, 2022

(Sep 12, 2022) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission held a public forum on its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking... Read More

Roundup: Indonesia, UK, US and more

(Sep 12, 2022) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission held a public forum on its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking... Read More

Garante seeks revised draft of Health Data Ecosystem decree

(Sep 12, 2022) Italy's data protection authority, the Garante, called on the Ministry of Health to improve national implementation of the electronic health record. The Gara... Read More

Dissecting the privacy job market for employers, employees

(Sep 1, 2022) The global demand for privacy professionals has never been higher and the privacy job market reflects as much. Join the IAPP Sept. 28 on LinkedIn Live for a ... Read More