Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte signed a bill last week banning TikTok in the state, making the Treasure State officially the first in the nation to ban the popular social media app.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee recently signed the Tennessee Information Protection Act (TIPA), making it the eighth state in the nation to enact a comprehensive data privacy law.
Montana became the first state to pass legislation to completely ban TikTok on personal devices last week, sending a bill to Gov. Greg Gianforte’s desk.
As more states are emphasizing the role of privacy, the state chief privacy officer (CPO) role has grown immensely in the last decade, according to a new report from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO).
Republican members of Congress have written separate letters to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Google CEO Sundar Pichai expressing concerns about the companies’ collection of data on students, among other issues.
As the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into processes becomes more and more the norm, issues of privacy, bias, and accessibility all must be taken into account when considering what is ethical use of AI, a National Institute of Health (NIH) official said May 10.
Utah is the latest state to take a shot at creating a mobile Driver’s License for citizens and purports to be the first mobile license to incorporate privacy and security standards, the pilot program announcement states.
Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., reintroduced the Information Privacy and Data Transparency Act that would adapt state privacy laws and proposals into a national standard for data privacy. She introduced a similar version of the legislation in 2019, but it ultimately did not gain traction.
A survey released by the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), found that there is a need to provide improved student privacy support to teachers, parents, and students – with almost half of teachers reporting that they have received no substantive training on data privacy.
MeriTalk caught up with the Center for Democracy & Technology’s Director of the Data and Privacy Project Michelle Richardson, a witness for the committee back in April, to get her take on the Senate’s hearing, what has changed recently in the privacy world, and the prospects for a Federal privacy standard.