Sep 272022
 
 September 27, 2022  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Laws, Non-U.S., Online, Youth & Schools

From the Information Commissioner’s Office: TikTok could face a £27 million fine after an ICO investigation found that the company may have breached UK data protection law, failing to protect children’s privacy when using the TikTok platform. The ICO has issued TikTok Inc and TikTok Information Technologies UK Limited (‘TikTok’) [Read More…]

Sep 272022
 
 September 27, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

From EFF: The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) searches entire zip codes’ worth of people’s private data and discloses it to police without a warrant or any suspicion of wrongdoing, according to a privacy lawsuit filed Wednesday in Sacramento County Superior Court. SMUD’s bulk disclosure of customer utility data turns its entire [Read More…]

Sep 272022
 
 September 27, 2022  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S., Online, Youth & Schools

Anna Oberschelp de Meneses, and Nicholas Shepherd of Covington and Burling write: On September 8, 2022, the Brazilian Data Protection Authority (“ANPD”) launched a public consultation on the processing of minors’ personal data (encompassing children under 12-years-old and adolescents between the ages of 12- and 18-years-old).  The consultation will conclude on October [Read More…]