IAPP adds Mark Thompson, Katharina Koerner to Research Team

(Jan 10, 2022) The IAPP officially announced the additions of Thompson and Koerner to its Research Team. Thompson will oversee the Research Team's efforts to develop practi... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, Jan. 7, 2022

(Jan 7, 2022) Truth be told, there wasn’t a ton of privacy-focused news in the media during this (short) first week of 2022. There were a few articles Read More

Aetion acquires AI-based synthetic health data solution

(Jan 6, 2022) Real-world evidence provider Aetion announced a deal to acquire Replica Analytics, an artificial intelligence-powered solution that produces synthesized heal... Read More

Company launches tool to prevent data brokers from storing, selling data

(Jan 6, 2022) VPN service company Surfshark launched a tool to prevent data brokers from storing and selling personal data, TechRadar reports. Incogni can identify and com... Read More

DuckDuckGo developing privacy-focused desktop browser

(Dec 22, 2021) DuckDuckGo is developing a desktop browser that CEO Gabriel Weinberg said will include “robust privacy protection” by default, The Verge reports. The browser... Read More

Fitting machine-learning with differential privacy

(Dec 22, 2021) In a blog post for the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Google Brain Researchers Nicolas Papernot and Abhra... Read More

Data privacy, consent engagement platform provider raises $5M in funding round

(Dec 16, 2021) New York-based data privacy and consent engagement platform provider Qonsent raised $5 million in a funding round, VentureBeat reports. Qonsent uses an encry... Read More

Microsoft Teams offers end-to-end encryption for one-to-one calls

(Dec 15, 2021) Microsoft Teams is now offering end-to-end encryption support for all one-to-one calls, The Verge Read More

CNIL – GDPR Guide for Developers

(Dec 13, 2021) France's data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés (CNIL), Read More

China bans apps over PIPL, DSL violations

(Dec 10, 2021) South China Morning Post Read More