A New U.S. Model for Privacy? Comparing the Washington Privacy Act to GDPR, CCPA, and More

Future of Privacy Forum has created charts comparing the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR);  the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA); the upcoming 2020 California Ballot [...]

My car was in a hit-and-run – Then I learned it recorded the whole thing

My parked car got gashed in a hit-and-run two weeks ago. I found a star witness: the car itself.  Like mine, your car might have cameras. At least one rearview camera has been required on [...]

The Uniform Law Commission’s Privacy Effort

The ULC has formed a drafting committee for the Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Data Act, which was presented at the committee’s first drafting meeting Feb. 21 and 22 in Washington. [...]

The Trump administration’s Office of Science and Technology Policy’s inaugural report on AI

The American AI Initiative focuses the resources of the Federal Government to support AI innovation that will increase prosperity, enhance national security, and improve quality of life for the [...]

CA legislators confront CCPA health and research dangers with ‘urgency statute’ proposal

Proposed CCPA amendment AB 713 would harmonize the CCPA with the de-identification standards set forth in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and its implementing regulations [...]

Consumer Data Right Privacy Safeguard Guidelines

The Privacy Safeguard Guidelines outline how the Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner will interpret and apply the privacy safeguards when exercising the functions and [...]

Illinois federal courts dismiss two biometric privacy lawsuits on similar grounds

Two U.S. federal judges dismiss two separate lawsuits alleging similar injury under the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA).  Both cases were tossed out of federal court for similar [...]

Supreme Court To Decide Constitutionality of Government-Backed Debt Exception in TCPA

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to weigh in on the constitutionality of the exception to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) for government-backed debt, namely whether that exception [...]

Experts Warn: Targeted Ransomware Attacks to Surge

Targeted ransomware attacks against enterprises and government agencies are likely to surge in the coming months as ransomware-as-a-service continues to evolve into a lucrative model for [...]

Industry is eager to promote alternatives to SSNs and improvements for digital identity.

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Christopher Krebs is embracing the goal of ending reliance on Social Security numbers amid longstanding concerns they make citizens more [...]