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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.