IT’S THE LAW (11/10/2020)

Watch for the UK GDPR!. The UK currently operates under EU GDPR, which superseded preexisting member state laws. Once the UK leaves the EU via Brexit, the UK’s Data Protection Act (DPA) will come back into effect, along with a 2019 amendment that merges it with the requirements of the EU GDPR. This proposed UK GDPR should be very similar to EU GDPR, but EU regulators will need to vet its adequacy.

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U.S. new privacy legislations passed

November 10, 2020

The passage of CA’s Prop 24 has been getting a lot of press since the U.S. election because it significantly expands CCPA. But three other important U.S. state laws were also passed in the last week. 1. Massachusetts’ Right to Repair Law: gives car owners and repair shops access to car data without going through the manufacturer. 2. Michigan’s Proposal 20-2: specifies that a search warrant will be required to access personal electronic data and communications. 3. Portland, Maine’s  Ballot Question B: prevents the city and officials from using facial recognition on groups or members of the public.

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Amazon Backs Down on Charging Sellers Who Don’t Use Its Fulfillment Services

September 25, 2023

There’s probably no limit to Amazon’s greed – because capitalism – but there are constraints as governments regulate BigTech more aggressively and, just maybe, the free market works its wonders. Amazon cited “seller sentiment related to the fee” in its statement pulling back from its planned 2% fee on sellers who don’t use its Prime fulfillment services.  But looming antitrust cases likely had something to do with it.

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