MEPs vote to widen Europol’s data collection powers

(May 17, 2022) The European Parliament voted to widen Europol’s powers to enable the police agency to collect and process data on individuals, including those not suspected... Read More

Berlin DPA offers cross-border data transfer guidance

(May 16, 2022) The Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information published guidance for international data transfers according to the Court of Justice ... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Editorial Director, May 13, 2022

(May 13, 2022) Hello, privacy pros! It was another week in the calendar year, which means tons of privacy news developed since our last issue of the U.S. Privacy Di... Read More

A View from DC – Roundup & reflections for May 13, 2022

(May 13, 2022) If you find yourself watching a hockey game ( Read More

Heard around DC: FTC's Bedoya, Digital Platform Commission Act and more

(May 13, 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 t... Read More

EDPB publishes 2021 annual report

(May 12, 2022) The European Data Protection Board released its 2021 annual report. The Board's priority work last year included increased attention to international data tr... Read More

Organizations call for ban on biometric mass surveillance

(May 12, 2022) In a letter to Members of the European Parliament, European Digital Rights and 52 other organizations called for banning remote biometric identification syst... Read More

San Francisco police obtain autonomous vehicle video footage

(May 12, 2022) San Francisco police have utilized self-driving cars for surveillance purposes, Vice reports. The publication obtained a police department training document ... Read More

Report shows ICE uses data brokers to access Americans’ personal data

(May 11, 2022) A report from researchers at the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology claims U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has used private data broker... Read More

European Parliament criticizes lack of action over states' use of spyware

(May 6, 2022) Members of European Parliament criticized the lack of Read More