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 092019
 February 9, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Laws

Alex Hernandez reports: …  U.S. Senator Ron Wyden from (D) Oregon is purposing a new bill that would deal out jail time to executives whose companies violate online privacy. Senator Ron Wyden isn’t only pitching jail time but also billions of dollars in fines on companies and executives who enable [Read More…]

Feb 072019
 February 7, 2019  Posted by  Laws

Catherine Chapman reports: The tech regulation debate is heating up stateside, with legislation appearing at every level of government, attempting to detail what consumer protections in the age of data-driven decision making should look like. Lawmakers in Washington have been the latest to throw their two cents into the ring, [Read More…]