Feb 122019
 February 12, 2019  Posted by  Announcements, Featured News

Seen on Hunton Andrews Kurth: On February 27, 2019, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will hold a hearing titled “Privacy Principles for a Federal Data Privacy Framework in the United States.” The hearing will focus on potential Congressional action to “address risks to consumers and implement [Read More…]

Feb 102019
 February 10, 2019  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Laws, Online, U.S.

Tony Romm reports: A landmark law adopted in California last year to rein in the data-collection practices of Facebook, Google and other tech giants has touched off a lobbying blitz that could water it down, potentially undermining new protections that might apply to Internet users across the country. The fight [Read More…]

Feb 072019
 February 7, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News

Kieren McCarthy reports: US lawmakers have again called for an investigation into mobile companies after it emerged that they have been selling specially protected user location data intended only for emergency services. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), who has repeatedly highlighted privacy violations by mobile companies, today called out Ajit Pai, [Read More…]