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La autoridad de protección de datos de Argentina publica su Informe Anual 2020

La Agencia de Acceso a la información Pública (AAIP, por sus siglas) publicó su Informe Anual 2020 en el cual indica aquellos aspectos más relevantes de su gestión en lo que hace a la protección de los datos personales. Más allá de informar sobre su gestión operativa, el informe anual recuerda que el ex Director de la AAIP—Eduardo Bertoni—renunció con efecto a partir del 1º de enero de...

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La ética desde el diseño como mecanismo para generar confianza en el uso y tratamiento de datos personales—Parte II

Como se señalaba en la primera entrega de este artículo, el avance tecnológico y la economía digital han mostrado, en años recientes, las consecuencias que trae consigo el tratamiento de datos personales a gran escala. Lo que hoy en día conocemos como big data se ha convertido en el nuevo mercado de información que ha permitido el crecimiento exponencial de las grandes compañías de tecnología y servicios...

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House Appropriations Committee passes amended WPA

A version of the Washington Privacy Act amended by House of Representatives lawmakers last week to include a limited private right of action received pushback from industry representatives Thursday but was ultimately passed by the House Appropriations Committee in a 19–14 vote. Of the 12 witnesses who testified during the committee’s public hearing, two spoke in favor of the newly amended WPA. Those opposed said the addition...

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Japan updates enforcement rules for amended APPI

On March 24, 2021, the Cabinet of Japan issued an order to enforce the amended Act on Protection of Personal Information and the Enforcement Rules for the amended APPI.  Updates to the status of the amended APPI The amended APPI was enacted June 5, 2020, and promulgated June 12, 2020. It will become effective April 1, 2022. However, stricter statutory penalties have already become effective, and the transitional measures for...

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Global News Roundup: March 22–29, 2021

In this week's global legislative roundup, learn about the proposed privacy laws coming out of Florida, West Virginia and Nevada. Also in the U.S., Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, led a group of 17 senators in reintroducing a federal privacy law. Negotiations on an enhanced EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework are intensifying, and Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien said the proposed Consumer Privacy Protection Act does not give...

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Why some data subject request services create compliance concerns

If you are responsible for handling data subject requests made pursuant to the EU General Data Protection Regulation or verified consumer requests made pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act, chances are you have come across one or more of the myriad companies that purport to be advocating for consumers in making requests on their behalf.  These companies include Mine, Privacy Bee, DeleteMe and Revoke. While...

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How one organization raises awareness over connected vehicle privacy

Legendary golfer Tiger Woods was driving a Genesis GV80 when he suffered a horrific rollover crash that resulted in his hospitalization and surgery on his leg. The Genesis features the same technology many vehicles have today, which allows drivers to sync their phones to the cars to make phone calls, send texts and listen to music. Should Woods have done that with the Genesis he was loaned, Andrea Amico said a lot of personal...

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Analyzing the CPRA’s new contractual requirements for transfers of personal information

New Year’s Day 2023 will usher in many new changes for California (and, by extension, the U.S.) privacy law when the California Privacy Rights Act becomes fully operative. One significant change will be the CPRA’s expansion of contracting requirements for transfers of personal information to other entities. The California Consumer Privacy Act only requires contracts to establish service provider relationships. The CPRA will...