Data privacy law updates eyed by Singapore

Data privacy updates—including data portability and a data breach notification requirement—are being considered by Singapore’s government.

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GDPR: An impact around the world

Two years after GDPR became effective in the European Union, countries across the world have emulated its approach to data privacy. Here’s a look at a few.

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Washington Privacy Act welcomed by corporate and nonprofit actors

The Washington Privacy Act would extend new data rights of access, correction, and deletion to Washington residents, with new rules on facial recognition.

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Online privacy in 2019: a legislative review

Americans enjoy no federal rights to access their data, correct their data, easily move their data from one company to another, or individually sue a company that invades their private lives online. Several US Senators want to change that.

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Insurance data security laws skirt political turmoil

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

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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Changing California’s privacy law: A snapshot at the support and opposition

Before the California Senate returns from its summer recess, we look at the authors, supporters, opponents, and donors involved in an extended fight to change California’s privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act.

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What should a US federal data privacy law ideally include?

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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What is personal information? Or personally identifiable information? In legal terms, it depends

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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US Congress proposes comprehensive federal data privacy legislation—finally

The United States might be the only country of its size to lack a comprehensive data privacy law protecting its citizens’ online lives. That could change this year.

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