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European Court of Justice 'right to be forgotten' ruling likely to be relitigated

Love it or hate it, it’s clear that whether the EU can apply the GDPR’s “right to be forgotten” globally is in question.

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Why it’s time for a strong federal privacy law

A federal privacy statute can harmonize privacy law, leave room for states to regulate/enforce and enable American global tech policy leadership.

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5G is critical to the competitiveness and future success of America’s small businesses

5G represents an exciting range of new possibilities, but it's also important not to let the hype overwhelm the need for security, privacy and safety.

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How the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will affect you and your business | TECH(talk)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is, in some ways, similar to Europe's GDPR. This rule, which goes into effect in 2020, gives individual users more ownership over their own data. Users can even refuse to allow companies to...

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Protecting data in an increasingly insecure world

Protecting data is only going to get tougher. Are CIOs ready to protect what is the most important enterprise asset?

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Antitrust enforcers can think of privacy as a parameter of competition

But it is not likely to improve privacy protection very much.

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Is our obsession with regulation killing the web?

What started out as an open, connected and vastly unregulated platform of sharing information is consistently being crippled by legislation made by people who do not understand the fundamentals of technology. Unless we act fast, there...

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As AI/ML permeates our lives, is privacy a thing of the past?

The World Economic Forum has brought together the most influential scientists, economists and entrepreneurs to deliberate on the positive and negative aspects of our digital future living and being in what we collectively are calling...

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The United States needs a federal privacy law

As different US states and countries around the world enact privacy laws, it’s time for the federal government to as well.

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We can’t hide from digital sleuths anymore

But privacy law can protect us from harm.

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The importance of preserving user privacy, with a prudent approach to targeted advertising

Advertisers are well aware of the fact that there are numerous techniques on how to create successful targeted ad campaigns, most of which are ever-evolving due to trends and customer demands. Updated privacy standards are presently...

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GSA’s entity validation request for proposal is flawed

The plan to create a government-run identifier raises intellectual property concerns and duplicates private sector efforts.

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What exactly is a privacy risk?

Without knowing what privacy risks are, businesses and consumers would be left in the dark under new privacy law proposals.

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New privacy laws must permit valuable uses of public records

Let’s be careful not to shortchange the free flow of public data in the rush to pass new privacy.

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It’s time for a uniform national privacy law

In light of new laws from Europe and California privacy needs to be on the Congressional agenda.

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Online manipulation is the latest data protection debate

The furor over “dark patterns” reveals the limits of consumer control as the primary tool of data protection.

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6 security reasons to upgrade to Windows 10

From advanced authentication to new privacy controls, Windows 10 offers users solid security reasons to upgrade.

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When it comes to GDPR, are CIOs finally ready?

GDPR is a significant change for all organizations. The question is how prepared are organizations to respond of all of its edicts?

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