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Dutch Data Protection Agency

Dutch Data Protection Agency Fines National Credit Register for Personal Data Access Charges

Dutch Data Protection Agency (DPA) fined Dutch National Credit Register (BKR) 830,000 Euros for charging individuals who wished to access their personal data that BKR holds on them. BKR collects ...
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National Biometric Information Privacy Act

Senators Merkley and Sanders Introduce National Biometric Information Privacy Act of 2020

Today, companies are collecting and processing an increasingly vast amount of biometric data, from fingerprint and face recognition to voice and signature identification. The collection and use of biometrics are ...
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California Voters Support the CCPA

The Majority of California Voters Support the California Privacy Rights Act 2020

According to a new poll conducted by Goodwin/Simon Research, 81% of California voters support Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA), which is slated to be on ...
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Annual Cost of Data Breach Report 2020 highlights

A New Report Highlights the High Cost of Data Breaches for Compromised Businesses

Ponemon Institute has published its annual Cost of a Data Breach Report 2020. Some of the highlights and notable findings of the report are set forth below: The average total ...
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Drugstore Chain Deployed Facial Recognition System

A Major U.S. Drugstore Chain Deployed Facial Recognition System in Its Stores

According to a recent Reuters report, a drugstore chain Rite Aid deployed facial recognition system in over 200 of its stores across the United States over an eight-year period. The ...
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Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados

When Does Brazil’s General Personal Data Protection Law Come into Effect?

Brazil’s General Personal Data Protection Law (“Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados” or “LGPD”) creates a new legal framework for the use of personal data in Brazil, replacing and/or supplementing ...
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