Mar 222023
 March 22, 2023  Posted by  Laws, U.S.

Lindsey Tonsager, Jayne Ponder, Alexandra Scott, and Jorge Ortiz of Covington & Burling write: On March 15th, the Iowa legislature passed S.F. 262 (the “ICDPA”), making it the sixth U.S. state to pass a comprehensive state privacy statute.  The Iowa statute most closely resembles the Utah Consumer Privacy Act (“UCPA”), though it [Read More…]

Mar 222023
 March 22, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Niki Burnside reports: Some Canberra Health Services (CHS) patients’ records have been emailed to people outside of the organisation, in what has been described as a “serious breach of privacy”. In an all-staff email, CHS chief executive Dave Peffer said the records had been sent by a small number of [Read More…]

Mar 212023
 March 21, 2023  Posted by  Misc

Sebastiao Barros Vale writes: On November 15, 2022, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Brussels Privacy Hub (BPH) of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) jointly hosted the sixth edition of the Brussels Privacy Symposium on the topic of “Vulnerable People, Marginalization, and Data Protection.” Participants explored the extent to which data protection and privacy law [Read More…]

Mar 202023
 March 20, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court

Anna Edgerton reports: As soon as Kentucky’s legislative session opened this year, state Senator Whitney Westerfield re-introduced a data privacy bill to give consumers more control over personal information online. He knew what would come next. Last year, when he introduced similar legislation, industry lobbyists swooped in with an alternative [Read More…]