Oct 142019
 
 October 14, 2019  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S.

Kristof Van Quathem of Covington & Burling writes: The Council of EU Member States – one of the two main EU lawmaking bodies – recently released a new draft version of the ePrivacy Regulation (“EPR”).  Negotiations on the regulation have been deadlocked for a while, but seem to be gathering new momentum [Read More…]

Oct 142019
 
 October 14, 2019  Posted by  Featured News, Healthcare, Laws

Odia Kagan of Fox Rothschild writes: “New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation that will effectively prohibit ambulance and first response service providers from disclosing or selling patient data to third parties for marketing purposes. The bill was signed into law on October 7. The new law bans the [Read More…]

Oct 142019
 
 October 14, 2019  Posted by  Non-U.S., Online

Didi Rankovic reports: Tutanota, a German open-source, end-to-end encrypted email service, is experiencing difficulties in Egypt, the company has announced. […] Regardless of Egypt’s history of restricting or blocking access to internet services, as well as introducing blackouts as a method of controlling the spread of information, Tutanota said it [Read More…]

Oct 122019
 
 October 12, 2019  Posted by  U.S., Youth & Schools

Ryan Johnston reports: Just three months after an audit of the Maryland Education Department’s data-storage practices found it was placing the personal information of 1.4 million students and 233,000 teachers at risk, a statewide council of Maryland education officials are trying to change the state’s data-privacy laws. Maryland’s new Student Data Privacy Council [Read More…]