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Sep
04
2015

Regulators Find Apps & Websites Aimed at Children Show Lack of Privacy Controls

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This week, regulators published the findings from their annual global privacy sweep which reviewed the privacy practices of nearly 1,500 apps and websites aimed at children. The review found that 67 percent harvested personal information, while only 31 percent employed controls. The investigation was conducted by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network in May and involved …

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Sep
03
2015

Japan Amends Data Privacy Law & Endorses CBPRs as Route to Compliance

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By Josh Harris, Director of Policy Earlier today (Sept. 3), Japan’s Diet passed an amendment to the “Act on the Protection of Personal Information,” which has been in effect since April 2005. Under the amendment, which goes into effect in January 2016, Japan will establish a Personal Information Protection Commission. The Commission will be established as an …

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Sep
02
2015

Registration Now Open for ‘EU Data Protection 2015 – Regulation Meets Innovation’

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Today, registration opens for “EU Data Protection 2015 – Regulation Meets Innovation,” which will take place in San Francisco on Dec. 8. Check out details on the new event website and book your seat today at www.truste.com/eudatap. The conference brings together thought leaders in privacy, security and regulation to address the changes in the proposed …

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Sep
01
2015

September Spotlight: Live Demos, Privacy Webinars, IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2015

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September 10, 10-10:30 a.m., PDT Live Demo: Ads Privacy Compliance Technology Enforcement of DAA principles on interest-based advertising over desktop has been in force for a while now, but mobile enforcement starts Sept. 1. If you leverage interest-based advertising, you’ll need to have the following in place for both desktop and mobile environments across all …

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Aug
31
2015

End-of-Month Recap: What You May Have Missed [August]

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At the end of each month we’ll compile a list featuring some of the most informative and interesting privacy blog posts to let you know what topics are driving the privacy agenda this month. This month on the blog we covered data breaches, ‘Right to be Forgotten,’ and the new IoT Trust Framework, among other …

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Aug
27
2015

Survey Compares American and British Opinions on the ‘Right to be Forgotten’

Right to be Forgotten

It can be a thin line between censorship and human rights – at least, according to the opinions of online Americans and British Internet users in a recent survey about the ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling. The ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling stipulates that “individuals have the right, under certain conditions, to ask search engines …

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Aug
26
2015

TRUSTe Hosted Reception for APEC’s Data Privacy Subgroup

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On August 26th, TRUSTe hosted a welcome reception for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation’s (APEC) Data Privacy Subgroup (DPS) at the Marco Polo Hotel in Cebu, Philippines. The semi-annual meeting of the DPS is taking place on the margins of APEC’s Third Senior Officials meeting during the Philippines APEC host year. APEC is a regional economic …

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Aug
21
2015

Privacy Meetup Event: ‘Breach Considerations, Communication Best Practices’

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Join the Privacy Innovation & Technology Group on August 25th from 6-8 p.m. at the TRUSTe US offices, located at 835 Market Street, Suite 800 San Francisco. The title of this event is “The New Normal: Breach Considerations & Communication Best Practices.” You can register for the event through Meetup.com. The guest speaker is Sofia …

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