April 6, 2021
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There is no one-size-fits-all approach to developing an enterprise framework for privacy, writes Minaz Khan. Khan outlines four steps to a framework, concluding with the importance of communicating "any upcoming changes with core business teams within the organization."
Full Story: ISACA (4/1) 
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Privacy in the News
Utah has become the latest state to protect genetic data gathered by direct-to-consumer companies, reports Julia Kadish of law firm Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton. The law, which calls for enforcement by the state attorney general and a $2,500 fine per violation, is to go into effect early next month.
Full Story: The National Law Review (3/29) 
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The concept of vaccine passports issued to individuals who have received their COVID-19 shots has become a political flashpoint at the state level, with GOP lawmakers in several states introducing legislation to ban their use. Kerry Benninghoff, a Republican and majority leader of Pennsylvania's House, says he opposes "using taxpayer money to generate a system that will now be, possibly, in the hands of mega-tech organizations who've already had problems with getting hacked and security issues."
Full Story: The Associated Press (4/3) 
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Encryption systems that allow backdoors for law enforcement or government officials can't be called encryption at all, writes CEO Sebastian Schaub of hide.me, a virtual private network. Schaub explains his company's opposition to a European proposal to ban end-to-end encryption.
Full Story: Help Net Security (4/5) 
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Best Practices
Media purchasing agencies are advising their clients to embrace and respect the data "gift" clients give them. "People looking for loopholes are going to have those loopholes closed," says Joshua Lowcock, global brand safety officer at IPG Mediabrands.
Full Story: Adweek (4/4) 
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Policy, Trends and Research
With a lack of action on a US privacy law, tech giants such as Google and Apple are determining how consumer data can be handled by third parties, says Bob Regular, CEO of Infolinks. Regular contends that "you can't build plumbing at a state level" and that Google and Apple are calling the shots "for right or wrong."
Full Story: Digiday (tiered subscription model) (4/5) 
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Eleven Republican members of the West Virginia House of Representatives have introduced a data privacy bill similar to California's. But there are differences, writes Eric Rosenkoetter of law firm Maurice Wutscher, who outlines them and pronounced West Virginia's proposal "arguably less business friendly."
Full Story: Maurice Wutscher (3/29) 
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