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Data Privacy Monitor Blog

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Do You Need a Chief Digital Risk Officer (or Digital Risk Working Group)?

USA - August 6 2018 Axioms are common in the privacy and security space. One that has been popping up with more frequency is “privacy and security is an enterprise risk…

The Weekly Privacy Rewind

USA - July 24 2018 Speaking before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, the commissioners of the Federal Trade…

HHS Releases Interim Guidance on Authorizations for Research

USA - July 18 2018 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released interim guidance on sufficiency of authorizations for future uses or disclosures…

The Weekly Privacy Rewind

USA - July 16 2018 Retail giant Macy’s notified its customers and state regulators of a data breach affecting the accounts of online shoppers. The breach occurred…

California Passes Groundbreaking Data Privacy Law Granting Consumers Expansive Privacy Rights

USA - July 3 2018 California has passed an unprecedented privacy law that protects consumers’ rights by providing them with a greater degree of transparency and choice…

California Passes Law Protecting Consumers’ Online Privacy

USA - June 29 2018 On June 28, 2018, California lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 375 and Gov. Jerry Brown signed it into law as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018…

Privacy Advocates See Victory as Supreme Court Extends Fourth Amendment Protections to Historical Cellphone Location Information

USA - June 26 2018 On June 22, the Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision addressing privacy in the digital age, holding that the government generally must…

California Legislative Effort to Avert Privacy Ballot Initiative a Race Against the Clock

USA - June 26 2018 On Thursday, June 22, 2018, a previously dead California Assembly bill, AB 375, was revised as a proposed alternative to the ballot initiative known…

California Legislature Working Feverishly To Avert Privacy Ballot Initiative

USA - June 22 2018 We have previously reported a ballot initiative known as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), that is expected to be on the November…

The Weekly Privacy Rewind

USA - June 19 2018 Class Actions Finkly & Sons Co. Faces Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act Class Action • A former employee of steelmaker A. Finkly & Sons Co…