American Press Institute/Associated Press study finds 1/3 Americans don’t think facts matter

A survey of more than 2500 U.S. adults indicates that of five journalism values tested, facts mattered most, but still 1/3 overall didn’t feel facts are the key to knowing what’s true.  There’s even less agreement with other journalism values, with just 29% agreeing that exposing problems is the best way for society to solve them. Support for these values had less to do with political party or ideology than with moral instincts that cut across demographics.

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BigID launches freemium, privacy-on-demand SaaS platform

April 27, 2021

A day after announcing a $30M investment from Advent International, BigID introduced, a new privacy portal for organizations that don't have a designated privacy team in-house to satisfy regulatory demands and manage customer trust. Designed for use by marketers and non-professional privacy managers, the system can help manage and automate key functions including consent, cookie management and data rights.

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IT’S THE LAW (04/27/2021)

April 27, 2021

A new U.S. bipartisan bill, The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act, is designed to close a law enforcement data access loophole. It requires government intelligence and law enforcement agencies to obtain a court order to access data from brokers that sell personal information. It would also ban the purchase of data obtained illegally, through hacking, or violation of terms of service, or from a user’s account or device, targeting techniques used by Clearview AI and others.

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