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Following Privacy’s Yellow Brick Road with BDO: GDPR – CCPA

Sponsored by BDO | March 22, 2019

With new privacy regulations in the works, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), effective January 2020, stands out as the next big privacy regulation companies will need to grapple with.

The Filing Cabinet Blog

Survey: Companies lag behind with CCPA compliance

Joe Mont | March 20, 2019

With a January 2020 deadline just 10 months away, only 14 percent of companies report they are compliant with the California Consumer Privacy Act. Nearly half have not yet started implementation, says a new survey from TrustArc.

Global Glimpses Blog

Dutch DPA: Forcing users to agree to ‘cookies’ violates GDPR

Jaclyn Jaeger | March 14, 2019

The Dutch Data Protection Authority says giving visitors access to websites only if they agree to their internet browsing activities being tracked by so-called “cookies” or other tracking software does not comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

Opinions

Facebook: Can a data privacy dog really learn new tricks?

Joe Mont | March 7, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, wrote a long, detailed blog post on Wednesday to announce new data security and privacy initiatives. Has he seen the light, or is this yet another false promise from the social media giant? 

News Article

Facebook facing probes in Ireland

Neil Hodge | March 4, 2019

Facebook is the subject of 10 investigations by Ireland’s privacy regulator into whether the company and its subsidiaries have violated European Union privacy law—part of 15 probes the regulator has opened up against major tech firms headquartered in the country.

Global Glimpses Blog

U.K. committee slams Facebook as chief visits Zuckerberg

Neil Hodge | February 22, 2019

Facebook behaves like a “digital gangster,” has deliberately broken privacy and competition law, and should be subject to statutory regulation urgently, according to a U.K. parliamentary report.

Tom Fox

Hilary Wandall on U.S. data privacy priorities

Tom Fox | February 19, 2019

Hilary Wandall, senior vice president, general counsel, and chief data governance officer at TrustArc, explains to columnist Tom Fox why U.S. companies should address data privacy now, regardless of their motivations.

Top Minds in Compliance podcast: Hilary Wandall

February 19, 2019

Hilary Wandall, senior vice president, general counsel, and chief data governance officer at TrustArc, explains to columnist Tom Fox why U.S. companies should address data privacy now, regardless of their motivations.

CPE Library

GDPR is Just the Beginning: Legal Principles & Tools to Stay Ahead of the Curve

March 12, 2019, 2:00pm EDT

CPE Credit(s): 1

News Article

German competition authorities take Facebook to task

Neil Hodge | February 8, 2019

Germany’s competition regulator has cited Facebook for forcing consumers to give blanket approval to the social media giant’s terms and conditions without being privy to how and how often their data is actually being shared.