Aug 062020
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Announcements

Apologies for the abrupt interruption in this blog’s coverage of privacy news.  Tropical Storm Isaias did a whole lot of damage in my area and we lost power and internet cable here for a few days. But we’ve got power and internet back — at least for now….. so expect [Read More…]

Jul 202020
 July 20, 2020  Posted by  Announcements

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will host PrivacyCon 2020 to examine the latest research and trends related to consumer privacy and data security. WHEN: Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET WHERE: The event will be held online. A link to view PrivacyCon will be posted the [Read More…]

Jun 132020
 June 13, 2020  Posted by  Announcements

Jason Cronk has announced a new Privacy Wiki that you’ll want to bookmark.  From Jason’s announcement: And now for something different: a return to #privacy. I’d like to soft-announce the Privacy Wiki, a wiki dedicated to privacy laws and events. Currently the wiki has 78 US Federal laws, over 200 US State [Read More…]

Jun 032020
 June 3, 2020  Posted by  Announcements, Business, Court, Online

June 1, 2020 – Today, Access Now and New America’s Open Technology Institute, represented by Georgetown Law’s Institute for Public Representation, filed an amicus brief in the internet service providers’ (ISPs) challenge to the Maine broadband privacy statute. The brief is in support of the state of Maine and of upholding the statute. [Read More…]