FCC: 'Ringless voicemails' subject to robocalling rules

(Nov 23, 2022) In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said callers must obtain consent prior to delivering "ringless voicemails." Under the Tel... Read More

Several tax filing sites share user data with Meta via Pixel

(Nov 23, 2022) A report co-published by The Markup and The Verge found that several tax-filing services, including H&R Block, Tax Act and TaxSlayer, have shared users' ... Read More

Stakeholders meet FTC privacy rulemaking consultation deadline

(Nov 22, 2022) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's extended public consultation Read More

State attorneys general urge Apple to protect reproductive health data

(Nov 22, 2022) In a letter to CEO Tim Cook, 10 state attorneys general urged Apple to protect consumers' reproductive health information from misuse. The attorneys general ... Read More

VR devices used in schools violate privacy laws

(Nov 22, 2022) An analysis by Common Sense Media identified serious privacy concerns with the seven most popular virtual reality devices used in schools, Government Technol... Read More

FTC urged to address data minimization, children's digital services

(Nov 21, 2022) MediaPost Read More

Roundup: Europe, India, US and more

(Nov 21, 2022) In this week’s global legislative roundup, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology introduced the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 20... Read More

Third EU-US Trade and Technology Council summit set for Dec. 5

(Nov 21, 2022) The next EU-US Trade and Technology Council summit is scheduled for Dec. 5, Euractiv reports. The two sides will discuss a joint roadmap for addressing artif... Read More

Can US Congress pass proposed ADPPA in lame duck session?

(Nov 21, 2022) In an op-ed for The Hill, Center for AI and Digital Policy founder and President Marc Rotenberg wrote regarding U.S. Congress potentially succeeding in an up... Read More

Lawsuit alleges contact tracing app installed without users' consent

(Nov 21, 2022) A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts claims the Massachusetts Health Department installed a COVID-19 contact tracing applicatio... Read More