FTC Imposes Harsh Terms in Spyware Settlement

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. The Wavelength will transition to a subscription product early in 2022. Details to come. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just reached its second settlement with a spyware company, with … Continue reading FTC Imposes Harsh Terms in Spyware Settlement

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (31 August 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Other Developments The United States (U.S.) Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) unveiled the Vulnerability Disclosure Policy (VDP) Platform per an Office of Management and … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (31 August 2021)

House Appropriations Bills Address Cybersecurity

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. At the end of July, the House of Representatives passed a package consisting of seven FY 2022 appropriations bills, including some of the bills that fund key agencies and … Continue reading House Appropriations Bills Address Cybersecurity

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (20 August 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Other Developments Apple announced “new child safety features in three areas, developed in collaboration with child safety experts:First, new communication tools will enable parents to play a more informed … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (20 August 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (10 August 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Other Developments The United Kingdom’s (UK) Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) ruled that a Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) ruling is binding on the UK and that … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (10 August 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (21 July 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Other Developments A third antitrust suit has been filed against Google in the United States (U.S.), with this legal action alleging “exclusionary conduct relating to the Google Play Store … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (21 July 2021)

Third State Privacy Act Enacted

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. Colorado has enacted the United States’ (U.S.) third state privacy law, further complicating the task of the Congress in passing a federal privacy statute. The “Colorado Privacy Act” (SB 21-190) bears greater resemblance to Virginia’s “Consumer Data … Continue reading Third State Privacy Act Enacted

Rewrite of U.S. Children’s Privacy Law Released

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. COPPA Rewrite Released A bipartisan pair of Senators propose to update and expand the United States (U.S.) privacy law that protects the privacy of children. Twitter A refresh of U.S. privacy laws for children is floated. Cocktail … Continue reading Rewrite of U.S. Children’s Privacy Law Released

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (12 May 2021)

First, subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want all the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week. Other Developments The General Court of the European Union (GCEU) ruled for Amazon and Luxembourg regarding the European Commission’s allegations the company had not paid sufficient taxes. In a summary, the … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (12 May 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (27 April 2021)

Other Developments The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) lauded its partial victory in Australian federal court against Google that found the company “misled consumers about personal location data collected through Android mobile devices between January 2017 and December 2018.” The ACCC conceded the court “dismissed the ACCC’s allegations about certain statements Google made about … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (27 April 2021)