Notes from the IAPP, Sept. 18, 2020

(Sep 18, 2020) Greetings from Newfields, New Hampshire! Shortly after announcing a Read More

Republican sens. introduce federal privacy law

(Sep 18, 2020) U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., John Thune, R-S.D., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Deb Fischer, R-Neb., introduced a new proposed federal privacy law. The ... Read More

Calif. attorney general reaches $250K settlement with fertility-tracking app

(Sep 18, 2020) California Attorney General Xavier Becerra annou... Read More

FTC's Phillips calls for federal privacy law

(Sep 18, 2020) Federal Trade Commissioner Noah Phillips said the U.S. needs a federal privacy law, Axios reports. Phillips said it may take a while for federal rules to com... Read More

Twitter vows to bolster safeguards before November election

(Sep 18, 2020) CNET reports Twitter announced plans to increase protections on high-profile accounts leading up to the November U.S. presidential election. Accounts belongi... Read More

Blackbaud data breach revelations continue

(Sep 18, 2020) Groups across the U.S. continue to acknowledge they've been affected by the data breach of third-party cloud service provider Read More

US announces halt on TikTok, WeChat downloads

(Sep 18, 2020) The Department of Commerce announced the U.S. will prohibit users from downloading TikTok or WeChat applications after Sept. 20. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur... Read More

A teachable moment for privacy in the virtual classroom

(Sep 17, 2020) The COVID-19 pandemic has forced migration to virtual classrooms, and privacy concerns have risen with this shift to digital learning. Concerned about the tr... Read More

COVID-19, privacy, and school recordings

(Sep 17, 2020) At the beginning of each school year, there are many papers to be signed. I agree I have (1) read the student handbook, (2) health forms, (3) appropr... Read More

Senate committee to host hearing Sept. 23 on need for federal privacy law

(Sep 17, 2020) The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a hearing Sept. 23 titled "Revisiting the Need for Federal Data Privacy Legislat... Read More