Welcome to the latest edition of the Privacy Insider Newsletter. Each week we send you the latest news in the world of data privacy.
- The Whitehouse is battling against GDPR. U.S. officials are ramping up criticism of Europe’s flagship privacy law, which they say protects cybercriminals. Link
- Apple's privacy announcement may be more impactful than GDPR. Consent is now required to access Apple's mobile advertising tool IDFA. Ad companies are now scrambling to understand how this may impact their business models. Link
- Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang is not giving up... At least not as it relates to data privacy. Should companies have to pay users for access to their data? Link
- Nobody reads privacy policies - stop pretending they do. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants to upend years of debate over a potential federal privacy law by shifting the burden away from consumers and onto companies. Link
- Pas si vite - French court denies Google's appeal of the $57M GDPR fine. France’s top court for administrative law has dismissed Google’s appeal against a $57M fine issued by the data watchdog last year for not making it clear enough to Android users how it processes their personal information. Link
- HBR - Have your privcay policies kept up with your digital transformation? For every business that shifts operations online, there are potential privacy pitfalls that will prove very damaging if mismanaged, and as new regulations are set to go into force in the United States, the stakes for getting this pivot right are higher than ever before..” Link