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US children privacy laws under revision

The US is currently very active in updating and enhancing its privacy protection framework. We...

ADPPA vs GDPR: Comparing their enforcement

In our past posts, we compared the scope, principles and individuals’ rights under the proposed US...

ADPPA vs GDPR: Comparing individuals’ rights

Currently, the proposed adoption of the first US federal data privacy legislation, the American...

ADPPA vs GDPR: Comparing their scope and principles

On 20 July 2022, a proposed US federal data privacy legislation has passed the House of...

A US Federal Data Protection Act?

While data protection rules have been highly harmonised within the European Union through the...

POPIA - South Africa - Managing Consent

Meanwhile, family members and close friends hold their dampened handkerchiefs to their tear-soaked...

POPIA and Automated Decision Making, including Profiling

I’m currently working on an app to find a new best friend. My old one kicked me to the curb when I...

POPIA - South Africa - Data Subject Access Requests

Fellow data subject...

Welcome.

To an era where our own personal information is the hottest...

POPIA - South Africa - Direct Marketing

It’s 1998. You’re on your way home from Video World with some Holy Moly’s and a six pack of Fresca....

The EU Data Act - A look at the data-sharing obligations imposed.

The EU Data Act 

In February 2022, the European Commission has published its proposal for the EU...

The EU Data Governance Act

The EU Data Governance Act (DGA) has been adopted as the first legal instrument of the European...