Many believe that virtual currencies could be a driving force in economic growth. Two new bi-partisan bills will seek to regulate virtual currencies while establishing significant protections for U.S. consumers.
Leaders from China, Japan, Germany and South Africa at Davos voiced support for increased government oversight, tech regulation and data governance in their own countries as well as international cooperation on standards.
The GDPR has been in effect for a few months now, and it’s safe to say most businesses are familiar with it by now. It’s also likely a safe bet that at least a few view it as an inconvenience. Truth is, it’s anything but. From a business perspective, privacy regulations are one of the best things that could possibly…
Second annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield went better than the first, but the European Commission is still waiting on the U.S. government to nominate a permanent Ombudsperson to handle potential complaints and requests from EU citizens.
Vietnam’s Controversial New Cyber Law Could Entangle Google and Facebook in a Battle Over Freedom of…
Vietnam’s controversial new cyber law went into effect on Jan 1, 2019. Google and Facebook has reason to be cautious about entering into what could easily become a global discussion over freedom of speech.
While the proposed Data Care Act isn't quite a full-on EU GDPR equivalent, the bill still aims to bring the tech industry's practices more in line with current approaches for handling sensitive personal information.
An internet bill of rights seems necessary now that the internet is inextricably intertwined with everyone's life, but the shepherds of this technology cannot be counted on to adequately self-regulate.
CCPA pioneered a strong mandate for data privacy and security in the US, and now SB-327 is focusing on securing IoT devices. However, an opportunity was missed to ditch passwords altogether and advocate for a stronger method of authentication.