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The Weekly Grail

Sunday June 30 2019

By air mail

Kim Hart of Axios gives a summary of the situation with new federal privacy regulation and what is means for businesses with user data in Scoop: Bipartisan senators want Big Tech to put a price on your data

Bassant Mohammed of Daily News reports on new regulation and associated fines for data privacy practices in Egypt in Egypt’s legislators pass country’s first data protection regulation law

Nicole Lindsey of CPO Magazine discusses the terms of the New York Privacy Act and how impactful it could be on companies in New York Privacy Act Would Be Considerably Tougher Than California’s Bill

Chris Cwalina, Jeewon Kim Serrato (US), Anna Rudawski and Alexis Wilpon of Norton Rose Fullbright share how states are acting to pass expansive data privacy regulation in the absence of federal regulation in Nine States Pass New And Expanded Data Breach Notification Laws

Alyssa Newcomb of Fortune details how Facebook and Google are being challenged to put a price on each user’s data and provide a way for people to delete some, or all, of their information in How Much Is Your Data Worth to Facebook and Google? A New Senate Bill Aims to Find Out

From our Blog

From the DataGrail Interview Series: Gordon Wade, Data Privacy and Protection Lawyer at PwC Middle East, shares tips for businesses new to the data privacy game, and 6 key points for informing users that their data is secure and private. Read it here.

Jeanne Sheahan, Head of Privacy Compliance at First Republic Bank, says “Privacy law and business practices no longer feel mutually exclusive, and three key changes occurred that forever altered the course of data privacy”. She shares three keys and more in our DataGrail Interview Series.