IT’S THE LAW (07/04/2023)

The Nigeria Data Protection Act (NDPA) has been signed into law, including establishment of the Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC), which will oversee enforcement. It requires fair, lawful and transparent processing of data and specifies requirements in event of a breach.

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Pushback continues against UK’s Online Safety Bill strategy

July 4, 2023

While the goal of protecting children from sexually abusive material would seem like an easy “yes,” concerns over encryption-busting have resulted in unlikely bedfellows, with Big Tech, security & privacy experts joining in opposition. At issue is the UK Online Safety Bill, soon to become law, which would allow the UK government to compel backdoor access to any end-to-end encryption system.

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Children’s Privacy: Sixty-two percent of companies with family apps may be out of compliance on CPRA

July 4, 2023

Common Sense Media’s 2023 State of Kids Privacy Report found that more than 60% of companies with products and apps used by families and children may be non-compliant with the changes in the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) that have now come into effect, . This is because third-party tracking is now considered “selling” or “sharing data,” so must be disclosed.

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Microsoft Lets Publishers Block Bing Chat Separately from Bing Search

September 26, 2023

Nearly one-third of major news publishers have blocked generative AI tools from reading their content.   But that’s a drastic measure which could also exclude their results from conventional search engines.  Microsoft has just given publishers the option to block access by Bing Chat without also removing their content from search results.  We’ll see if competitors do the same.

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