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    The TJX data breach now looks to be the biggest theft of personal data in our history -- affecting 47.5 million credit and debit card accounts, at the latest count. When it comes to protecting Americans’ privacy, what we have today are analog...

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    Under current law, students must complete a financial application and disclose private information to receive financial aid. Today I introduced legislation to protect student borrowers and their families by establishing clear, standard operating...

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    Today, privacy advocates, industry leaders and government officials from across the nation and around the world celebrate Data Privacy Day – a day to raise awareness about data privacy practices and rights.  As the nation answers President Obama's...

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    Fears that some European regulators may go rogue on U.S. firms seen to be negligent on privacy are running high on both sides of the Atlantic as the two governments rush to meet a Tuesday deadline set by the agencies.Negotiators have only until Feb...

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    Leaks from an upcoming assessment of the replacement Safe Harbor deal between the United States and European Union indicated that key European regulators are likely to reject the agreement in its current form, Ars Technica reported Friday.The so-...

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    Technology groups on Wednesday quickly pushed back on Europe’s data privacy regulators for failing to affirm a pending data transfer deal between the U.S. and the EU.“We are disappointed that the Article 29 Working Party has not affirmed the...

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    The European Union and the U.S. have hammered out the most contentious issues in a pending transatlantic data flow agreement and a new draft is forthcoming, EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova told a European news outlet.The EU Commission is set to...

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    The Senate will consider the nomination of Dan Coats for Director of National Intelligence this week.Before approving him, the Senate needs to ensure that he will prioritize helping American businesses — particularly in the tech industry — operate...

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    Today, smartphones come built-in with a range of sensors with the capability to track our individual digital fingerprints. With the release of Apple’s FaceID integrated into the new iPhone X, they will successfully perform facial recognition.FaceID...

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    At one point, those of us involved in the Obama administration’s privacy and cybersecurity policymaking thought we were just one big data breach away from a national wake-up moment. But larger and larger breaches kept coming faster without...

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    For families across America, autumn means a return to school. New classrooms, new schoolbooks, and increasingly, new digital services that use student data to improve educational outcomes. This fall, schools around the country received a nasty...

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    Historically, privacy concerns have been a lower priority than convenience and wealth. But over the years, people, organizations and governments have come to realize the negative impact a breach of private information can have consumers. As a result...

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    As general counsel of Twilio, a mid-size cloud computing company, I follow Washington closely. You may be surprised to know that U.S. surveillance programs and oversight can have a big impact on us and our customers.With one of the most important...

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    On Jan. 24, Facebook announced major privacy changes in advance of the European Union’s new Data Protection mandate, coming into effect later this year. Starting May 25, any company that is non-compliant can face fines equivalent to as much as 4...

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    On March 16, information related to the 2016 presidential election came to light: An organization named Cambridge Analytica used data of Facebook users to improve the campaign prospects of President Donald Trump.Cambridge Analytica was provided this...

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    What do the Equifax breach, Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook users’ data for political campaign purposes and Grindr’s sharing of users’ HIV status have in common?All three incidents illustrate why Americans need to have meaningful control of...

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    May 25, 2018, has been etched in the minds of most privacy officers as the deadline for coming into compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It’s like anticipating the end of a marathon: get all your systems...

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    As the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect Friday in the European Union, with much more stringent rules on data privacy, companies such as Google are scrambling to prove they are compliant.Google reportedly is working with...

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    Americans are getting a crash course in why the Brits chose Brexit. After driving the English away by dictating rules on everything from ferret imports to fruit juice labels to what kind of electric tea kettles they could buy, EU bureaucrats...