UK data protection watchdog argues that personal data has monetary value and wants powers to seize assets for criminal cases, including data, under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA).
Both breach notifications and GDPR fines have increased in the past year, however, survey has shown a striking disparity in the number of data breaches reported among EU member nations.
As consumer privacy issues continue to grow, privacy professionals should look at the overall landscape of the litigation risks to better plan for comprehensive data privacy policies.
New Legislation in U.S. Proposes Federal Data Protection Agency, Broad Range of New Enforcement Actions
Proposed privacy bill will establish a new federal Data Protection Agency responsible for creating national privacy rules and have broad enforcement powers by way of fines and civil penalties.
GDPR Complaint Against Amazon Alleges Email Security Failures, Could Cost the Company Billions in Fines
New GDPR complaint filed against Amazon alleged that the company’s email security failed to encrypt emails sent between the platform's third-party sellers and their customers.
FCC Proposes Large Fines to Wireless Carriers for Failure to Secure Location Data, But Will It Really Deter Irresponsible Third-Party Sales?
Four of the largest U.S. wireless carriers, T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, face a potential collective fine of $200 million for failing to secure location data sold to third parties.
Brave has filed a GDPR complaint against Google alleging that the company has infringed the purpose limitation principle by reusing personal data between its businesses and products.
GDPR fines are occurring at an increasing frequency. This GDPR fines tracking tool lists details for both completed fines and ongoing cases for uses as a research aid.
IoT regulations without real penalties will let manufacturers and service providers continue their focus on ease of use at the expense of security and privacy best practices.
With July 1 CCPA enforcement deadline fast approaching, have organizations taken the necessary steps to achieve compliance and remain compliant in the future?