News and Articles

March 17, 2022

Irish Officials Allegedly Ignored the Largest Data Breach in History

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) exists to uphold data privacy rights and enforce GDPR requirements in Ireland. But their recent track record has raised some […]
March 9, 2022

FTC Fines Stop Weight Watchers’ Illegal Data Collection

WW International (previously known as Weight Watchers) and Kurbo, a WW-run app that allows children and teens to track their weight and calorie intake, were ordered […]
March 3, 2022

Who Cares About Privacy by Design?

News stories about companies mishandling or unnecessarily retaining customer data surface with alarming frequency. While some consumers seem unconcerned, others worry that companies are forcing them […]
February 17, 2022

Is Facebook’s Privacy Policy Killing Them?

On January 27, Facebook made stock market history—but not in a good way. Facebook’s stock dropped by 26%, losing a quarter of a trillion dollars and […]
February 10, 2022

How to Conduct a Privacy Audit: A Checklist

Financial audits are a normal part of any organization’s plans, and rightfully so. But there are plenty of other categories that deserve equal attention. For any […]
February 3, 2022

Proposed Amendments to Israel’s Privacy Law

In January 2022, a bill was introduced into the Israeli parliament proposing several amendments to the country’s current privacy law, the Protection of Privacy Law (PPL). […]