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Regulatory Rumblings Archive

September 2021

  • A Billion Dollar FTC?

    Posted: Sep 20, 2021 10:30am ET

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee, as part of the reconciliation process, last week proposed a massive change to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) by approving the creation of a vast new FTC bureau dedicated to privacy, data security, and identity theft regulation.

  • Targeting Proves Its Worth

    Posted: Sep 13, 2021 10:45am ET

    Unfortunately, some state and federal legislators and regulators are trying to impose far broader privacy restrictions than those seen in the California privacy law. The recent experience of companies, government agencies, nonprofits and others responding to COVID-19 and the Delta variant threat provides a powerful case study on why such overly sweeping restrictions would be severely harmful and m ...

  • Dents In The GDPR

    Posted: Sep 9, 2021 9:00am ET

    The British government took an unexpected but important step recently. U.K. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden announced plans to scrap the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements in favor of a new data protection law that protects consumer privacy but “does so in as light touch a way as possible.”