News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of March 6, 2023

Congress Holds Data Privacy Hearing The Congressional Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce held a hearing last week to discuss the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA). Titled, “Promoting US Innovation and Individual Liberty through a National Standard for…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of January 16, 2023

Massachusetts Privacy Bill Moves Forward The Massachusetts Information Privacy and Security Act (MIPSA) won’t just apply to businesses based in the commonwealth, it’ll apply to any data controller that collects, processes or sells data belonging to commonwealth citizens. That’s if…

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News Alerts and Break Report for Week of November 7, 2022

Legislators Express Concern About ANPR to FTC Last week, U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan, urging her to reevaluate the FTC’s Proposed Rulemaking…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of September 12, 2022

Experts Respond to FTC’s ANPR The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a public comment hearing last week on its advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR). The hearing involved a panel of industry experts, and they provided perspective on commercial surveillance…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of September 6, 2022

Speaker Pelosi Makes Statement on Federal Data Privacy House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a statement last week on the American Data Privacy and Protection Act, which has advanced out of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Pelosi commended the work of…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of August 22, 2022

Privacy Experts Voice Concern Over FTC’s Data Privacy Agenda The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last week announced its intent to create and enforce new rules governing commercial surveillance—a term the FTC is using to describe the far-reaching ways that businesses…

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