Roe V. Wade, Period Tracking apps, Data Privacy and Prosecution concerns of US women   

When Houston resident Lauren Price, 37  read the leaked draft of the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade, she emailed her period-tracking app’s customer support team to ask how they were protecting her personal health information. The Montrose resident, 37, is an activist and data specialist for a local school district, so she […]

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The United States and European Commission Announce Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework

The United States and the European Commission have committed to a new Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework, which will foster trans-Atlantic data flows and address the concerns raised by the Court of Justice of the European Union when it struck down in 2020 the Commission’s adequacy decision underlying the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework.   The Background […]

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Jury trial against Google in Arizona, other states also file lawsuits for privacy violations

Arizona’s Attorney General Mark Brnovich ‘s office launched a probe into Google’s practices in 2018 after an Associated Press investigation “found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you’ve used a privacy setting that says it will prevent Google from doing so.” In 2020, after a 2 years investigation […]

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UK Supreme Court has blocked a £3bn class action lawsuit against Google

In a major decision which impacts the future of class action suits for privacy breaches against tech giants, a ruling by the Supreme Court has decided in favour of Google, LLC. In case titled Lloyd Versus Google LLC, one Mr Richard Lloyd – with financial backing from Therium Litigation Funding IC, a commercial litigation funder […]

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Majority of Indian firms set to increase cybersecurity budget in 2022

Majority of Indian firms set to increase cybersecurity budget in 2022 Global Digital Trust Insights 2022 is a survey of 3,602 business, technology, and security executives (CEOs, corporate directors, CFOs, CISOs, CIOs, and C-Suite officers) conducted in July and August 2021 across 60+ territories. This year’s survey offers the C-suite a guide to simplifying cyber […]

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A simple test to assess if you are Privacy compliance Ready!

Privacy laws are not your everyday compliances  While regulatory compliance always has the pain and complexities that businesses face, the case is different in the case of privacy laws  They are aggressive, they are evolving very fast  At any given time, as an average business, you are looking to comply with multiple sets of regulations which […]

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Importance of information Privacy Compliance in Singapore

Introduction The Singapore PDPA has come to effect on July 2, 2014. It collects, uses, and discloses personal data from Singapore. It applies to each organization that is located in any place in the world that handles personal data from users located inside the territory of Singapore. It empowers users in Singapore with the right to give and revoke consent to the processing of their data. The right to access personal data which is collected and to correct inaccurate personal data. It also defines consent […]

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