Children’s Privacy: Australia to mandate social media oversight to protect best interests of children

Australia issues draft bill and seeks input through December 3rd on a new Online Privacy Bill to require social media platforms to obtain age verification for children under 16-years old or face steep fines of up to 10% of annual turnover.

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Businesses get 10 min. to gain online trust, Onfido/Okta study finds

October 26, 2021

Onfido/Okta’s survey of 5,000 EU, UK, US Internet users reveals now as many as nine in ten consumers (France and UK) feel comfortable accessing services online since the pandemic and they expect onboarding to take no more than ten minutes. ID documents and biometrics are preferred for login, and 69% to 80% across multiple industries would rather use digital than ever visit a branch.

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Two-Thirds of C-Suite Can’t Recognize Bad Data: Fivetran Report

December 6, 2021

Like the determined optimist who tells his boss the factory is on fire by reporting they’ll soon be able to update their equipment, let’s find some silver linings in a batch of gloomy surveys today, Dear Reader.  We’ll start with this Fivetran report, which finds that 85% of data leaders say their company has lost money by basing decisions on bad data, and 66% believe their C-suite can’t tell when that happens.  The bright side is there’s lots of room for improvement.

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