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Privacy Consumer privacy regulation progresses at the state level

While Facebook sits and waits for the fine it’ll likely have to pay for failure to protect its users’ privacy, some U.S. states are already on the job creating tighter consumer data privacy ...

Privacy Only 32% of Vietnamese consumers trust personal data security

At the same time, consumers are becoming more aware of cybersecurity risks and risks to privacy of their personal data, not just from cybercriminals but also from organisations holding on to their ...

Privacy New York Considers Aggressive Consumer Privacy Law

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect January 1, 2020, is considered the most robust state privacy law in the United States. The CCPA seems to have spurred a flood of ...

Privacy Privacy by design goal to safeguard consumer data with digital transparency and trust

(MENAFN - PR Newswire) WASHINGTON, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jahia Inc., a leading provider of open-source content management and digital experience applications, joins a number of America's ...

Privacy Venmo transaction scraped in privacy warning to consumers

A year after being called out for a feature that exposed customers’ transactions, Venmo continues to leak hundreds of millions of transactions. Independent researcher Dan Salmon was able to scrape ...

Privacy Senate privacy bill aims to set new federal standard for consumer health apps

Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) have introduced a bill that would create new privacy regulations protecting consumer health data collected through health tracking apps, ...

Privacy Consumer Watch: Connected toys and your child's privacy

As more and more toys connect to the internet, there are more and more chances for your child's data to be hacked. Last year it happened to millions of kids playing with Vtech electronic toys and ...

Privacy Jebbit's Newest Consumer Data Trust Index Indicates Declining Trust in World's Leading Brands

In response to the need to better safeguard consumer data and increase trust, and as new legislation like the California Consumer Privacy Act and Europe's GDPR take hold in the marketplace, nearly ...

Privacy Consumer genetic testing customers stretch their DNA data further with third-party interpretation websites

One of Helen’s matches on AncestryDNA told her how she could stretch her personal genomic information further: by downloading her raw genetic data, that long list of As, Cs, Gs and Ts at each of...

Privacy New VAT law to hurt consumers: Analysts

They have destroyed the 2012 law. It should be labelled as VAT and Excise Duty Act ... falling deposit and the recent surge in government borrowing. As a result, the private sector may face...

Privacy Klobuchar, Murkowski Introduce Bill to Protect Consumer Health Data Privacy

Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, introduced the Protecting Personal Health Data Act today to safeguard the privacy of consumer health data from companies that collect...

Privacy Klobuchar, Murkowski introduce legislation to protect consumer health data

Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on Friday introduced legislation aimed at safeguarding the privacy of consumer health data, specifically the data involved in DNA testing...

Privacy The California Consumer Privacy Act Series – Part 1: Applicability

This is our Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group’s first client alert in a series that will break down the major elements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This alert...

Privacy As Amazon seeks to win over health care consumers, its PillPack is accused of violating privacy

As Amazon (AMZN) ventures further into health care, the online giant may have to work harder to gain consumer trust in a market characterized by a heavy emphasis on patient privacy, at least based...

Privacy OMB’s New ID Policy Will Help Consumers Protect Their Identities Online

Consumer consent and privacy are essential here: the idea is that consumers can ask an agency that issued them a paper credential to vouch for them online. It’s the start of shifting the...

Privacy Maine Follows California Lead: Prohibits ISP Use, Sale, Disclosure of Online Consumer Information Without Prior Affirmative Consent

On June 7, 2019, Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed into law the Act to Protect the Privacy of Online Consumer Information, which prohibits broadband Internet access service providers from using,...

Privacy A marketer’s guide to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Just as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a highly-anticipated and far-reaching update to European privacy law, came into effect on May 25, 2018, another major change to consumer...

Privacy Many Popular Android Apps Leak Sensitive Data, Leaving Millions Of Consumers At Risk

NowSecure's test of the Kohl's app, performed in the fourth quarter of 2018, found 17 vulnerabilities and privacy risks in the service. Researchers discovered that the app transferred sensitive...

Privacy UK consumers are resigned to poor data security, research finds

The good news is the majority of consumers are aware of the new privacy data protection regulations. Close to seven out of ten consumers know GDPR and “what this means for how their data is stored,...

Privacy Maine governor signs bill banning internet providers from selling consumer data without consent

Maine Gov. Janet Mills (D) signed into law one of the nation's strongest privacy bills on Thursday, banning internet service providers (ISP) from using, selling or distributing consumer data ...