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The Three Biggest Privacy Challenges Affecting Technology, eCommerce and Startup Companies Today

The biggest privacy challenges affecting businesses today are regulatory scrutiny from government agencies, media coverage with unintended consequences, and privacy risks that are discovered during corporate transactions. Rapidly growing eCommerce and technology companies typically focus on creating viable products and services, adapting business models and responding to challenges, and using data in new ways to…
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FTC Proposes Revisions for COPPA

The Federal Trade Commission has proposed revisions that will bring the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act in line with 21st century technology, largely targeting social networks and online advertisers. By Alice Cheng Based on comments solicited last year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has posted proposed revisions to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).…
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Lawmakers Seek Data Broker Information Practices

Several House lawmakers have sent letters to nine major data broker firms, seeking transparency on data practices. By Alice Cheng Last week, eight House members, including Congressional Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus chairmen Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Joe Barton (R-Tex.), sent letters to nine major data broker firms, asking for information on how they collect, assemble, maintain,…
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Survey on App Privacy Policies Finds Increased Implementation, Overall

Survey finds that only 61.3% of apps have privacy policies, reflecting perceived need for increased app privacy regulations. By Alice Cheng A recent survey conducted by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) examined whether popular free and paid mobile apps provided users with access to a privacy policy visit this website. The survey found that…
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