A new report from ad evaluation firm Adalytics finds that some of YouTube’s targeted ads are still slipping through the cracks, and potentially violating federal child privacy law. The revelation has prompted two US Senators to write a letter to the FTC.
US consumer finance watchdog appears to have data brokers in its crosshairs, announcing that it is developing a new rules proposal for the industry. CFPB specifically noted a focus on the impact of AI and announced that an outline of proposals will be released sometime in September.
Copying of protected works is generally a no-no. But, training of AI tools such as ChatGPT requires copying enormous amounts of data. The two positions appear potentially irreconcilable. This is where the “text and data mining” (TDM) exception to copyright and database rights comes in.
Google's bid to get rid of a class action lawsuit involving its "Incognito Mode" took a serious blow in a California court, as a judge denied the company's request for a summary judgment and said that the consumer privacy concerns raised by the company's data handling were fit for trial.
A recent airport ban seems to have prompted a Weibo post by the company offering reassurances on its data security. The post reiterated that Tesla staff cannot access customer video remotely.
Any business in China with more than one million records of personal data, or those with just 10,000 records of sensitive personal data, are looking at new annual compliance audit requirements by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC).
With fines and penalties (such as potential shutdown of company operations) looming in November of this year, some companies are opting to bail out of China rather than even attempt to comply with the slew of new data regulations.
China’s new rules for facial recognition technology require companies to protect personal information, and to demonstrate a "specific purpose" and "sufficient necessity" when collecting biometric data of this nature.
Since the GDPR went into effect in 2018, Meta has done nearly everything possible to claim legitimate interest to avoid user consent for collecting personal information for targeted ads. The company appears to have finally reached the end of its rope in this area, though a recently announced changeover to a consent basis.
Under the new terms of the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) will be examining a broad range of data collected by car manufacturers, including what the vehicle cameras capture and what is passing through their apps.