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09/11/2021 8:14 pm

Virginia Privacy Law: Lawmakers Chart Enforcement, Outreach

Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act Working Group has recommended giving the Attorney General’s office new tools to enforce the privacy law as well as launching consumer education efforts. A new working group report aims to give Virginia a smooth path...
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09/11/2021 8:12 pm

New Senate bill could block Big Tech mergers

Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) introduced a bill Friday that would make it more difficult for Big Tech to acquire rival companies, Axios’ Ashley Gold reports. Read on our data secure channel. Join Us Now!
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29/10/2021 7:54 pm

Democratic senator introduces data privacy legislation

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is introducing legislation aimed at strengthening data privacy protections for American consumers. Read on our data secure channel. Join Us Now!
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29/10/2021 12:06 pm

A European approach to artificial intelligence

The EU’s approach to artificial intelligence centres on excellence and trust, aiming to boost research and industrial capacity and ensure fundamental rights. The European approach to artificial intelligence (AI) will help build a resilient Europe for the Digital Decade where...
26/10/2021 10:55 am

Sen. Gillibrand: The only way to fix Facebook is to create a government data agency

A Data Protection Agency would safeguard Americans’ personal data and civil liberties. Thousands of pages of internal Facebook documents made public on Monday show a company whose own employees question its roles in the spread of dangerous content and calls to violence....
25/10/2021 12:01 pm

How Can Government Protect Constituents’ Digital Privacy?

Digital privacy moves beyond protecting the data we have to ensuring that constituents have knowledge of and a say in how their data is used. So where do state and local governments go from here? Read on our data secure...
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20/10/2021 9:39 am

Google’s Pichai calls for federal privacy legislation over patchwork of state laws

Washington has discussed, but not passed, privacy legislation. Pichai said Europe’s privacy law, known as the General Data Protection Regulation, is a useful model for the US in considering legislation to protect personal data. The 3-year-old law governs how and what...
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18/10/2021 8:36 am

Over 40 groups call on Congress to finally pass federal data privacy standard

A collection of more than 40 human rights, internet rights, and public interest groups are calling on Congress to pass data privacy legislation and investigate Facebook in the wake of a whistleblower testifying before a Senate committee last week. Read...
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15/10/2021 10:05 am

Big Tech to face another bipartisan U.S. antitrust bill

WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of lawmakers, headed by Senators Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat, and Republican Chuck Grassley, plan to introduce a bill that would bar Big Tech platforms, like Amazon (AMZN.O) and Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google, from favoring their products and...
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25/08/2021 6:44 am

White House science advisers call for an “AI Bill of Rights”

The Biden administration is exploring a “bill of rights” to govern facial recognition and other potentially harmful uses of artificial intelligence, but the problems AI poses are much bigger than figuring out how to regulate a new technology. ata secure...