Already unwelcome in parts of the US, Clearview AI has been shown the door in Canada. The controversial facial recognition company's practices are in violation of the country's privacy laws.
French privacy watchdog CNIL has opened an inquiry into Clubhouse’s handling of user data which may be in conflict with EU privacy laws, most notably the GDPR.
Though Silicon Valley would prefer data federal privacy laws that are favorable to them to a patchwork of state laws, Big Tech appears to be putting more effort into lobbying at the state level as of late.
Privacy and cybersecurity professionals, the countdown is on. New omnibus privacy laws will go into effect in California and Virginia on January 1, 2023, creating a slew of updated regulatory requirements for businesses.