In 2015, a data broker helped anti-abortion groups target women in clinic waiting rooms. The Massachusetts attorney general decided to act.
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The FTC has a complex and uncertain road ahead with its proposed rulemaking.
If it can stand the test of time, the ADPPA would establish a strong national standard that raises the bar for privacy in all 50 states.
What’s the best path forward for platform transparency regulation?
If Roe is overturned, criminal investigations into women’s reproductive decisions enabled by modern technologies and the sensitive, intimate data these technologies capture would constitute an unique extension of the state’s powers of observation and coercion.
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act would provide numerous substantive privacy protections that are long overdue.
Transparency reporting and data sharing aren’t the same. They aren’t even the right words.
Europe’s new Digital Markets Act is in tension with the General Data Protection Regulation, and the practical impact may be bad for privacy and competition.
The laws already in California and Vermont do not put any meaningful controls on companies selling, licensing and otherwise sharing Americans’ sensitive data on the open market—and the new bills are no different.
Congress is considering major proposals that seek to provide greater transparency from social media companies.