Notes from the Asia-Pacific region, 19 April 2024

(Apr 18, 2024) Hello, privacy pros. It was great to reconnect with old friends at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C., and meet some new faces too. Back from... Read More

FCC proposes additional rules to protect domestic abuse survivors

(Apr 9, 2024) The U.S. Federal Communications Commission proposed additional rules for the Safe Connections Act of 2022 that aims to protect domestic abuse survivors from ... Read More

FCC to embark on broadband privacy rulemaking

(Apr 8, 2024) The U.S. Federal Communications Commission revealed its intention to draft broadband privacy rules. In its declaration to restore net neutrality laws, the ag... Read More

AT&T resets 7.6M customer passcodes after data leak

(Apr 1, 2024) The New York Times reports AT&T reset the passcodes of 7.6 million customers after it found data was "released on the dark web." The company also found t... Read More

Australia regulator fines telecom AUD1.5M

(Mar 6, 2024) The Australian Communications and Media Authority fined telecommunications firm Optus AUD1.5 million for an alleged lack of privacy safeguards, Reuters repor... Read More

IAPP publishes overview of EU Data Act

(Jan 25, 2024) The IAPP Research and Insights Team published the fifth installment of its continuing series, "European Strategy for Data — Overview of New Regulations." The... Read More

Notes from the Asia-Pacific region, 12 Jan. 2024

(Jan 11, 2024) I am sure all ye privacy pros are having a fabulous start to 2024. Here in India, 2024 certainly promises to be an action-packed year for privacy, es... Read More

IAB identifies issues with Google's Privacy Sandbox during testing

(Jan 9, 2024) IAB Tech Lab found challenges advertisers will face while testing Google's Privacy Sandbox, MediaPost reports. The sandbox reportedly faces difficulties supp... Read More

FCC votes to approve data breach notification rules

(Dec 14, 2023) The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted to approve new data breach notification rules for telecommunications, interconnected voice over internet pro... Read More

Report offers suggestions for improving Bill C-26

(Dec 1, 2023) A report by Citizen Lab at Toronto University's Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy offered recommendations to address privacy and civil libertie... Read More