News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of September 26, 2022

Indonesia Passes Data Privacy Law On September 20, 2022, Indonesian parliament passed a new law that will provide Indonesian consumers with increased protections. Under the law, data holders are prohibited from “leaking,” misusing, or falsifying Indonesian consumers’ personal information for…

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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 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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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of July 25, 2022

House Advances American Data Privacy and Protection Act In a landmark step forward for consumer data privacy, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to move forward with the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) last week. Lawmakers…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of June 20, 2022

MIT Releases White Paper on Data Privacy First-Movers In a new white paper, MIT Technology Review released insights on emerging and current data privacy legislation. The paper, titled First-mover advantages of implementing data privacy in countries where such a law…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of June 13, 2022

Cybersecurity Named Top Driver of Legal Disputes The 2021 Annual Litigation Trends Survey from Norton Rose Fulbright, which surveyed 250 U.S. General counsel and litigation leaders, has identified technological progression and its inherent cybersecurity risks as a primary threat vector…

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Federal Data Privacy Bill Moves Forward – American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA)

On June 3, the U.S. Senate released a draft of the bipartisan American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA). If passed into law, it would be the nation’s first comprehensive federal data privacy standard. Currently, data privacy in the United…

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