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Proposed $5 Billion Settlement Against Facebook

A record $5 billion privacy settlement is proposed by the Federal Trade Commission to conclude the investigation started in March 2018 after reports that Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed personal data of 270,000 Facebook users and some of their friends. This

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Move over California CCPA, here is Nevada law!

California has dominated the privacy news due to the looming January 1, 2020 deadline, when the California Consumer Privacy Act enters into effect.  However, there is an earlier deadline for which business need to prepare – October 1, 2019 –

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CCPA – California Consumer Privacy Act – A Primer

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), codified as Cal. Civ. Code §1798.100 et seq,is California’s current attempt at regulating the collection and use of personal information of California residents. The statute has numerous similarities with the GDPR –

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Google Troubles with the French CNIL

CNIL v. Google (January 2019) In January 2019, the French National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) CNIL published a “deliberation” concerning alleged violations of the GDPR by Google LLC., assessing a 50 million Euro fine to Google. The investigation into Google’s

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