ACCESS Act might improve data privacy through interoperability

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Data privacy is back in Congressional lawmakers’ sights, as proposed legislation called the ACCESS Act focuses not on data collection, storage, and selling, but on the idea that Americans should be able to easily pack up their data and take it to a competing service. But will this actually protect privacy?

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Insurance data security laws skirt political turmoil

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 22:44:47 +0000

Across the United States, a unique approach to lawmaking has seen radical success in making data security a little bit stronger for one industry—insurance providers.

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CEOs offer their own view of a US data privacy law

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:54:43 +0000

Should this proposed privacy law come into effect, if a company violates that law, you, your neighbor, and your family do not have the right to sue them.

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What should a US federal data privacy law ideally include?

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0000

What do small, privacy-protective companies think about a federal data privacy law for the US? It turns out, they’re all for it. Here are some of their ideas for US data privacy legislation.

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Maine governor signs ISP privacy bill

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:57:38 +0000

Less than one week after Maine Governor Janet Mills received one of the nation’s most privacy-protective state bills on her desk, she signed it into law. The move makes Maine the latest US state to implement its own online privacy protections.

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Maine inches closer to shutting down ISP pay-for-privacy schemes

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Unlike a data privacy proposal in the US and a new data privacy law in California, the Maine data privacy bill aimed at Internet Service Providers (ISPs) explicitly shuts down any pay-for-privacy schemes.

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The top six takeaways for corporate data privacy compliance

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Here are Labs’ top six takeaways from our data privacy and cybersecurity law series on corporate data privacy compliance. From emerging startups to burgeoning enterprises, these rules help not just with legal liability, but also user trust.

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What is personal information? In legal terms, it depends

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 17:03:02 +0000

What exactly is the “personal information” that companies need to legally protect? Learn which data points organizations need to secure, from Social Security numbers to olfactory, smell-based data (!), to comply with the law.

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