Many businesses are still struggling to understand and comply with data protection laws and regulations. Study finds that 62.4% of companies are still not ‘completely compliant’ with data regulations which means vulnerable consumers.
Facebook, Google and Netflix are facing fines and actions for privacy violations, with Facebook assessed the second-largest amount in the country's history for its treatment of facial recognition templates.
Some of the biggest names in Big Tech may be considering pulling out of Hong Kong. The reason is a recently-implemented "doxxing" privacy law developed in the wake of the 2019 pro-democracy protests.
A change to California's state privacy law is the first regulation to directly take on dark patterns, threatening civil penalties brought under the state's existing unfair competition laws.
The main issues surrounding data management and consumer privacy will only accelerate as we move forward into the final months of the year. Here are three major trends and events to look out for.
The South Korean government is set to implement mandatory KYC verification for cryptocurrency exchanges in March, but the new requirements may be in violation of existing privacy laws.
With data privacy laws becoming a focus for many global and U.S. state governments in 2019, this year will prove to be challenging for companies as they attempt to comply with the many regulations pertaining to the personal data of customers.