Judge turns down majority of challenge to Maine's privacy law

(Jul 8, 2020) U.S. District Court Justice Lance Walker rejected the majority of a legal challenge to Maine's privacy law, the Portland Press Herald reports. The law, which... Read More

Complaints filed to EU court over Moscow's facial recognition

(Jul 8, 2020) Human Rights Watch reports two complainants filed with the European Court of Human Rights regarding Russia's deployment of facial recognition during a Septem... Read More

Businesses, lawmakers disagree on regulation of anonymized data

(Jul 8, 2020) Businesses are asking India's House of Representatives not to include regulation of anonymized data in the Personal Data Protection Bill, The Jakarta Post re... Read More

NM Supreme Court rules bank records do not have privacy protections

(Jul 8, 2020) The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that banking records are not subject to reasonable expectations of privacy under the New Mexico Constitution, the Albuquer... Read More

German presidency discusses ePrivacy intentions

(Jul 7, 2020) The German Presidency of the Council of the European Union published a discussion paper regarding upcoming work on a potential ePrivacy Regulation. The presi... Read More

Tech companies suspend Hong Kong user data requests following China's security law

(Jul 7, 2020) Facebook, Google and Twitter announced they paused requests for user data from Hong Kong law enforcement agencies following China's implementation of a natio... Read More

SCOTUS strikes down robocall exemption

(Jul 7, 2020) The Supreme Court of the United States ruled a 2015 exemption to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 concerning robocalls violates First Amendment ... Read More

IPC to oversee UK-US Data Access Agreement

(Jul 7, 2020) The British government tasked Investigatory Powers Commissioner Brian Leveson with overseeing the U.K.-U.S. Data Access Agreement. Leveson will provide indep... Read More

IAPP Summit Sessions Keynote — 'CCPA Enforcement: Enter the AG'

(Jul 6, 2020) California's Office of the Attorney General began its enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act July 1, and businesses have had the challenge of ens... Read More

How CCPA draft regulations approach privacy notices, accessibility in the employment context

(Jul 6, 2020) Draft regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act need to be approved by the California Office of Administrative Law and filed with the California Se... Read More