The Data Act would make data sharing terms more easily accessible to end users, allowing them direct access to stored data and controls to limit its use and movement.
Meta has issued statements indicating that a stoppage of EU-US data transfers would be "devastating" and could cause it to pull services from the region, even specifically naming Facebook and Instagram as products that could become inaccessible.
The advertising industry would like to see Australia’s privacy law kept loose enough to allow "legitimate" data collection, a "tech neutral" posture and rules that are no stronger than the ones at play in the EU and UK.
The International Data Transfer Agreement tools are meant to reflect the changes made to the UK's own version of the GDPR, and could be available in late March.
Even seemingly innocuous “free” tools can cause data privacy problems, as a company out of Germany has found out. The company has been ordered to pay a small GDPR fine due to its use of Google Fonts.
A decision has found GDPR violations in the TCF consent management systems widely used by ad networks, ruling that the process is not adequately transparent to data subjects and does not inform them or secure their data properly.
When data accuracy, quality, storage and security suffer, it can lead to poor decision making, data breaches and non-compliance issues. This is where data remediation becomes necessary.
Mayor's office of Lisbon has been handed a $1.4 million fine by the country's data protection commission for providing the personal data of activists and organizers to foreign diplomats, including Russia’s foreign ministry.
Understanding the value of intellectual property and ensuring they are protected is mandatory for companies looking to thrive in a digital ecosystem. Blockchain technology can help establish a proof of existence, creatorship and ownership of intellectual property by timestamping and tracking computer-aided design (CAD) files.
A new proposed privacy bill, The Banning Surveillance Advertising Act, would restrict ad targeting to context and to generalized location data that goes no further than the city level.