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The Weekly Grail

Monday July 22 2019

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David A. Hoffman of Intel shares via The New York Times Privacy Project why data brokers need more accountability and why the F.T.C. must provide clear guidelines for enforcement in Intel Executive: Rein In Data Brokers


Joseph Cox of Vice reports on a case against AT&T asking for deletion of location data sold to bounty hunters in EFF Hits AT&T With Class Action Lawsuit for Selling Customers’ Location to Bounty Hunters


Polina Marinova’s Office of Fortune details how privacy is at the roots of making a company trustworthy to a consumer in Ancestry CEO on Genetic Data Privacy: ‘Consumers Need to Think About Who They Do Business With’


Dennis Fisher of Decipher reports on privacy advocates asking the F.T.C. to investigate Zoom after several security vulnerabilities were found last week in Privacy Group Asks F.T.C. to Investigate Zoom


Mitchell Noordyke of The IAPP analyzes the messaging from Big Tech to consumers regarding their approach to privacy in Big Tech’s Shift to Privacy


Lawrence Abrams of Bleeping Computer reports on the data breach into Evite revealing over 100 million users personal data in Evite Invites Over 100 Million People to Their Data Breach


Samantha Ettari, Alan Friedman, Arielle Warshall Katz, Daniel Lennard, Robin Wilcox of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP provide an update on New York’s Privacy Act and a new data breach law in Stricter Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Laws May Be Coming Soon to New York: Updates on the SHIELD Act and the New York Privacy Act


From our Blog

Bryant Fry, Deputy Director at Better Business Bureau, is this week's interview! Bryant details what you need to know about privacy shield framework and building trust with consumers in the Age of Privacy!


DataGrail Releases

Happy Monday! After the three data privacy fines totaling over $5.3 billion last week, this week may seem quiet in data privacy news. However, with just six months to go until California’s CCPA comes into effect, is it the calm before the storm? In case you missed it, you'll want to want to check out our report on the cost of compliance, and learn from the nearly 50% of companies surveyed who weren’t prepared for GDPR to ensure you’re ready for similar U.S. regulations. Get it here!