Big tech companies are pushing for watered-down privacy regulations that would largely permit them to continue doing business as usual. There is reason to suspect that these tech companies now view federal privacy regulations as a way to construct barriers and moats around their core business.
Even though NYPA has failed to pass legislation, all is not lost for data privacy as the introduction of Dashboard Act will require commercial data operators to disclose and assess the value of data collected from users.
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This article is based on a presentation made during the Data Privacy Asia 2016 conference held on 9-11 November 2016. The new EU General Data Protection Regulation aims to implement uniform data protection rules within the EU, boost the Digital Single Market and increase cooperation across its member states. The current rules have been sharpened to provide more enforcement teeth with penalties up to 4% of annual global turnover or EUR 20 million for firms in breach with the GDPR. In this article Héloïse Bock, a Partner at Arendt & Medernach, a law firm located in Luxembourg, examines the core principles and applicability of the GDPR, and discusses what companies in Asia must do to avoid missteps.
Regulations like GDPR and CCPA are generating high volume of data subject requests around how and why data is being used. How should companies manage them and stay in compliance?
A new bill on consumer privacy proposed in Maryland gives residents the right to opt out of certain types of personal data transfers to third parties.
Many claim that data protection laws are preventing the use of data to track the COVID-19 pandemic which seems to be based on a false understanding of the laws.
Despite similarity to the EU GDPR, proposed India data protection bill would allow the government unfettered access to citizen data for "national security" purposes.