Category Archives: Privacy Regulations

Proliferating privacy laws, changes in data gathering worry marketers: IAB report

Consumers don’t see value of sharing data and marketers want a “one size fits all” privacy law, the IAB finds. Chris Wood on September 13, 2022 Marketing faces headwinds from fragmented privacy legislation and the inconsistent phase-out of third-party cookies, according to an IAB report about privacy and addressability for the digital ad industry released … Continue reading Proliferating privacy laws, changes in data gathering worry marketers: IAB report

A first-of-its-kind law in Houston poses a major threat to privacy

By Julian Melendi and Evan Enzer August 09, 2022   Houston’s troubling steps toward becoming a surveillance city should serve as a warning to people around the United States. Houston’s new ordinance co-opts businesses to spy on neighborhoods and poses extreme threats to our freedom by requiring companies to install cameras on their property—at the … Continue reading A first-of-its-kind law in Houston poses a major threat to privacy

How much do Americans think their personal data is worth? It depends on where they live

By Sam Becker August 06, 2022   Data is as good as gold these days, and Americans are creating a lot more of it than they likely realize. During 2020, for example, it’s estimated that the typical person created 1.7 megabytes of data every single second of every day. It’s extremely valuable, too, and many … Continue reading How much do Americans think their personal data is worth? It depends on where they live

3 things to know about the American Data Protection and Privacy Act

A quick guide to the ADPPA as currently drafted. It might change, of course, and it’s not guaranteed to pass. Kim Davis on August 2, 2022 The American Data Protection and Privacy Act, if passed, would represent federal legislation pre-empting state data privacy regulation. It’s a big deal, not least because in its current version … Continue reading 3 things to know about the American Data Protection and Privacy Act