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BIGtoken Weekly Data Privacy Roundup

This past week thousands of people around the world celebrated Data Privacy Day with a strong hope that data protection policies will continue to be enhanced around the world. New York is the latest state to enact a new law to protect employees from non-disclosed electronic monitoring in the workplace.   “Data Privacy Day Around the […]

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BIGtoken Weekly Data Privacy Roundup

It’s important for Congress to pass federal data privacy legislation this year to help simplify compliance and lower costs for businesses. The government is also considering updating data privacy laws in schools to offer more protection for students. “Why Congress should pass data privacy legislation in 2022,” The Hill- January 24, 2022 Congress has been […]

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BIGtoken Weekly Data Privacy Roundup

Even though United States federal privacy legislation is not expected anytime soon, legislation has advanced in countries such as India.  In places like France, enforcement actions with hefty fines has continued in early 2022. “India’s Draft Data Protection Bill Moves Closer to Passage,” The National Law Review- January 6th, 2022 After two years of deliberation, […]

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BIGtoken Weekly Data Privacy Roundup

Two new states, Oklahoma and Connecticut may pass data privacy legislation in 2022. Although federal privacy legislation does not look like it will be enacted anytime soon, privacy advocates are watching how the government regulates big tech companies. “2022 Privacy Legislation Success Viable as Three States Lead Way,” Bloomberg Law- January 3rd, 2022 In 2021 two […]

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BIGtoken Weekly Data Privacy Roundup

Several companies are facing hefty fines after violating data privacy compliance laws. These companies need to work harder to prioritize users’ interests and improve their privacy practices.  “Norway fines dating app Grindr $7.16M over privacy breach,” ABC News- December 15th, 2021 Grindr, a California-based dating app, was fined $7.16 million by Norway for violating user […]

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