Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (13 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 Biden Administration launched a new website on United States (U.S.) government efforts on artificial intelligence (AI): http://www.ai.gov. Deputy United States Chief Technology Officer and the National Artificial Intelligence … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (13 May 2021)

Canada Releases Privacy Bill

Canada’s newly released privacy bill shares commonalities with U.S. bills but features a stronger enforcement regime that could result in fines of up to 5% of annual worldwide revenue for the worst violations. The government in Ottawa has introduced in Parliament the “Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020” (Bill C-11) that would dramatically reform the nation’s … Continue reading Canada Releases Privacy Bill

Spotlight: A Privacy Bill A Week

Last week, we took a look at Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden's (D-OR) “Consumer Data Protection Act” discussion draft, not to be confused with Senator Bob Menendez’s (D-NJ) “Consumer Data Protection Act” (S. 2188), a data security and breach notification bill. As discussed at some length, in short, Wyden’s bill would vastly expand … Continue reading Spotlight: A Privacy Bill A Week