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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USD 1 trillion Infrastructure bill including that for cybersecurity spending passed

Infrastructure bill that funds more than a trillion dollars in nationwide federal spending including that for cybersecurity passed by U.S. Congress. President Joe Biden said the passage of this bill will make USA more competitive globally. Amongst other things the bill allocates $1 billion for state, local and tribal governments to reinforce their cybersecurity programs.Ransomware […]

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