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California Screamin’ – Privacy Rollercoaster Becoming Steeper for Businesses

Jun 25 2020
As the CCPA enforcement date of July 1, 2020 approaches next week, California privacy rights were already on the minds of many businesses. However, just as organizations wrap up month and year-long projects to address those costly and onerous requirements, the CCPA may be “old news.” Expanded California privacy rights (together with yet more resource and time-intensive compliance projects for businesses) may be coming---we will have to wait until November to find out. Yesterday, June 24, 2020, the California Secretary of State announced that “CCPA 2.0” or the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (“CPRA”) has enough valid signatures and will appear on the November 2020 ballot.

Hamburg Data Protection Commission: Declaring a Data Emergency

Aug 06 2019
On August 1st, the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information announced that the Hamburg Data Protection Commission (HDPC) had opened an administrative procedure to prohibit Google from carrying out evaluations of their voice assistant program by employees and third parties for a period of three months.