News concerning USA
Oregon and Delaware are the latest to pass comprehensive privacy bills. Both states await the Governor's signature to sign the bill into law.
A new EU-US Data Privacy Framework has been adopted by the European Commission saying it allows for safe data transfer between the EU and US.
Microsoft have agreed a settlement of $20 million with the FTC following a complaint about how they handled children's personal information.
The impact of the new Google Privacy Sandbox initiative on online advertising is being discussed as Google announce transfer to start in 2024.
The FTC have said Ring should pay $5.8 million and impose new security measures following a complaint regarding practices with user videos.
US Senators have written to Google's CEO over concerns Google is failing to delete sensitive location data as they previously pledged to.
Indiana become the seventh state in the United States to adopt a comprehensive privacy law, Indiana Consumer Data Protection Act
Three companies have received a lifetime industry ban and fines of $6.5 million for a telemarketing scam regarding extended warranties
Uber's former CISO narrowly avoided jail time after covering up a huge data breach that impacted the data of over 57 million people.
NextGen recently disclosed a data breach affecting the healthcare records of over 1 million patients after client credentials were stolen
A New York law firm has been fined $200,000 for failing to protect the protected health information of New Yorkers.
Utah have passed new legislation to protect under-18s living in the state. Social media companies will be expected to do a lot more.
Iowa is set to become the sixth US state to pass a privacy law. It awaits the Governor's signature but if passed it will take effect in 2025
California's Attorney General has joined a coalition urging Apple to better protect consumers' private reproductive health information.
A GA based healthcare provider will pay a penalty to the MA Attorney General for failing to protect against phishing attacks.
CHIME have urged the FTC to do more within their existing authority under the Health Breach Notification Rule.
SheIn and Romwe owner, Zoetop, is set to pay the State of New York $1.9 million after failing to protect customer information.
A healthcare provider has decided to settle a lawsuit about a data breach that lasted 18 months and impacted over 500,000 patients.
The first ever BIPA jury trial found a company violated BIPA 45,600 times and awarded a total of $228 million in damages.
Drizly, an Uber subsidiary, has agreed to improve data security and reevaluate the data they are collect from consumers.
Robinhood Crypto, LLC are fined $30 million and ordered to hire an independent consultant after failures in cybersecurity and others.
The SEC have fined Morgan Stanley $35m for failing to correctly dispose of hard drives and tapes that contained customer information.
An Illinois Court has denied a motion to dismiss in a case against a blood bank who collected and stored biometric information.
The FTC is suing a data broker for possible violations of the FTC Act due to sharing sensitive location data without notifying consumers.
The Californian Attorney General has proposed a settlement with cosmetics retailer Sephora for violations of the CCPA.