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US publishes Consumer Bill of Rights promoting voluntary codes

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24/02/2012 by:

The Obama administration has issued a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights with the aim of extending privacy protection to commercial sectors that are not subject to existing Federal data privacy laws. The Bill is based on Fair Information Practice...

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US congress puts pressure on developing Do-Not-Track standard

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25/04/2013 by:

In the hearing organised by US Senate Commerce Committee yesterday, its Chairman, Senator John D. Rockefeller, said that Do-Not-Track needs to become a reality, either voluntarily or through legislation. “It is now April 2013, and consumers are...

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Obama announces plans for US federal privacy law

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15/01/2015 by:

Speaking at the US Federal Trade Commission on 12 January, President Barack Obama announced his plans for a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. The Obama administration issued a white paper on consumer privacy in February 2012 and the Commerce...

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Obama administration issues a draft Privacy Bill of Rights

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03/03/2015 by:

The text of the draft privacy Bill of Rights, labelled a ‘discussion draft’, would severely restrict the collection and processing of consumer data. This wide-ranging bill, based on the existing Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs), would...

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DPAs ready to take enforcement action if no solution found to US transfers by end of January 2016

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19/10/2015 by:

On 6 October, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared the Safe Harbor Decision of the European Commission invalid. www.privacylaws.com/Publications/enews/International-E-news/Dates/2015/10/CJEU-EU-US-Safe-Harbour-framework-is-in...

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US on its way to adopt Judicial Redress Act and hopefully facilitate transfers from the EU

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21/10/2015 by:

The US House of Representatives agreed yesterday to move forward the Judicial Redress Bill, which would ensure some foreigners the right to pursue their privacy rights in US courts. There was overwhelming bipartisan support for the Bill which will...

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No easy way forward for EU-US transfers of personal data

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28/10/2015 by:

The EU DPAs, and the EU Commission are frantically searching for solutions to the problem of the European Court of Justice declaring the US-EU Safe Harbor to be invalid. While the EU and the US are still negotiating a new framework, there are...

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DPA conference debates transatlantic privacy solutions but fails to find any so far

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29/10/2015 by:

The Data Protection Authorities' 37th International Privacy Conference, hosted by the Netherlands DPA, has held discussions on practical solutions to privacy challenges between the EU and the US. Opening the conference, Chairman of the Netherlands...

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EU will announce on Monday whether new Safe Harbor agreement has been found

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28/01/2016 by:

In a feisty exchange of words with Paul Nemitz, Director at European Commission for Fundamental Rights, US Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill  said today at the CDPD conference in Brussels that 'there are very good proposals on the table now, ...

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US enacts law to provide some privacy rights for EU citizens

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01/03/2016 by:

President Obama signed, on 24 February, the Judicial Redress Bill which gives Europeans the right to sue the United States for unlawful disclosure of personal information. The new right is the same as that afforded to American citizens under the...

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