By: Noah Vehafric Congress wants to crackdown on counterfeit goods at the expense of your privacy. Doing business online may about to become a lot riskier if the SHOP SAFE Act becomes law. The SHOP SAFE Act requires that platforms collect a proof of address from sellers on their platforms.
By: Katie McAuliffe The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing entitled “Protecting Consumer Privacy”. This was the first hearing Congress held about this issue in 9 months. The hearing came at a pertinent time with the Federal Trade Commission recently announcing…
By: Noah Vehafric Many VPN’s sponsor popular YouTube Creators who claim VPNs prevent your Internet Service Provider from blocking content, throttling speeds, and most importantly prevent your data from being collected by companies and the government. These would all be great features to protect users, but how true are these…
by: Katie McAuliffe Continuing its crack down on tech companies, China’s video game regulator released new rules today that limit video game screen time of children and teenagers to three hours a week under the guise of combating a supposed rising trend of video game addiction. The draconian…
The combination of Bluetooth signals, decentralization, and strong encryption should result in Google and Apple developing a system that is about as close to anonymous as possible.
According to its sponsors, the COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act is meant to answer these questions by providing Americans with “transparency, choice, and control over the collection and use of their personal health, geolocation, and proximity data.
A recurring theme in privacy legislation discussions is that many of the problems caused by the patchwork system could be mitigated by federal legislation addressing data protection
Several states have passed, or are attempting to pass, their own versions of CCPA, leaving consumers stuck with a messy patchwork of differing regulations.
Witnesses from the private sector and civil society groups pushed for comprehensive federal legislation today at a Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee hearing on consumer data privacy.
The market for user data is a relatively new marketplace where individuals are affected by a company’s practices, but those individuals are not the company’s customers.