Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we looked at Washington state’s latest efforts to provide better data privacy rights for their residents, dove into the many security questions regarding fintech, and took a look at performance art’s impact on Google Maps.
The Washington Privacy Act would extend new data rights of access, correction, and deletion to Washington residents, with new rules on facial recognition.
The Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA) would give everyday Americans the right to sue a company that violated their privacy rights, extending enforcement capabilities directly to the public.
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.