Feb 172019
 February 17, 2019  Posted by  Laws

Eric Goldman writes: Yesterday, I did a webinar for the California Lawyers Association on the status of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This post recaps the discussion. A Quick Overview of the CCPA The CCPA imposes 6 new obligations on covered businesses: they have to make specified disclosures to [Read More…]

Feb 162019
 February 16, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business

Zack Whittaker reports: Hotel chain giant Marriott will now let you check if you’re a victim of the Starwood hack. The company confirmed to TechCrunch that it has put in place “a mechanism to enable guests to look up individual passport numbers to see if they were included in the [Read More…]

Feb 162019
 February 16, 2019  Posted by  Business

Erin Brodwin reports: The data you shared with a genetic testing startup like 23andMe is private — for now. But maintaining that privacy, which rests on your data being kept anonymous and secure, is getting harder, according to privacy experts, bioethicists, and entrepreneurs. Your DNA data contains highly sensitive information [Read More…]