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5/12/21 Webinar: Data privacy: What will federal regulation look like?


May 12, 2021, 12-1 pm ET Concern is building in Washington over misuse of personal data and risks to privacy. Meanwhile, Virginia just followed California in enacting comprehensive data privacy regulation, and other states are considering their own laws, forcing businesses to deal with different rules in different states. What do we need to know (more…)

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Data Privacy

California Seeks to Expand Data Privacy Protections

California Seeks to Expand Data Privacy Protections

Oct. 19, 2020 – Last week the California Department of Justice released a third set of proposed modifications to the regulations regarding the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) that went into effect on Aug. 14, largely aimed at making sure that consumers are able to easily opt out of allowing their personal data […]

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Data Privacy

CCPA Enforcement Date Sticks Despite COVID-19, Could Spur Federal Data Privacy Rule

CCPA Enforcement Date Sticks Despite COVID-19, Could Spur Federal Data Privacy Rule

July 13, 2020 – Although more than 65 companies and industry organizations requested that enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) be delayed beyond the July 1 effective date, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra asserted on July 1 that enforcement begins now, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the fact that the final rulemaking package […]

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Data Privacy

Hackers Are Targeting COVID-19 Healthcare Data

Hackers Are Targeting COVID-19 Healthcare Data

May 18, 2020 – A joint alert issued recently by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the U.K. National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warns that they continue to see “indications that advanced persistent threat (APT) groups are exploiting the [COVID-19] pandemic” by targeting organizations involved in the COVID-19 response, including “healthcare bodies, […]

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Data Privacy

Despite Late Changes and COVID-19, CCPA Enforcement Date Remains July 1

Despite Late Changes and COVID-19, CCPA Enforcement Date Remains July 1

April 20, 2020 – With additional changes to the regulations still in administrative review and businesses grappling with pressing COVID-19 issues, a group of nearly 100 advertising trade associations, organizations and companies asked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) to delay the July 1 enforcement date for the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). But it […]

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Data Privacy

Privacy for America Proposes Privacy Legislation Framework, Protections for Sensitive Health Data

Privacy for America Proposes Privacy Legislation Framework, Protections for Sensitive Health Data

Dec. 12, 2019 – Privacy for America, a coalition of advertising grade groups, last week released  “Principles for Privacy Legislation” that it believes ““would fundamentally change the way personal data is protected and secured in this country,” and that it hopes Congress will consider as the framework for new federal legislation. The Privacy for America […]

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4A’s Pepper: Congress Will Act on Data Privacy to Avoid “Nightmare”

4A’s Pepper: Congress Will Act on Data Privacy to Avoid “Nightmare”

July 8, 2019 – A growing spotlight on data privacy will lead the federal government to create national data privacy regulation in lieu of a patchwork of different regulations spanning 50 states, according to Alison Pepper, senior vice president for Government Relations at the 4A’s. Speaking at the recent Coalition for Healthcare Communication’s Rising Leaders […]

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California Privacy Act to Be Amended to Clarify Key Points, 4A’s’ Pepper Predicts

California Privacy Act to Be Amended to Clarify Key Points, 4A’s’ Pepper Predicts

May 30, 2019 –As “the outrage around privacy incidents continues to get a little bit louder every year,” many states have already made significant moves to regulate data privacy and fill the gaps left by a lack of federal legislation, Alison Pepper, senior vice president for Government Relations at the 4A’s, told the Rising Leaders […]

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FDA After Gottlieb: Nancy Myers Added to Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare Policy

FDA After Gottlieb: Nancy Myers Added to Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare Policy

April 23, 2019 — Will new FDA leadership drive to continue Dr. Gottlieb’s initiatives? Will they have the clout within the FDA, HHS, and Congress to do so? How will this affect health marketing and communications? Nancy Bradish Myers, president of Catalyst Healthcare Consulting and former president of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA, will […]

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Washington Focus

“Privacy for America” Formed to Tackle Data Privacy Protections, Legislation

“Privacy for America” Formed to Tackle Data Privacy Protections, Legislation

April 15, 2019 – As the debate over consumer data privacy continues and digital marketing has become increasing complex, a new “Privacy for America” coalition has formed to work with Congress to support “enactment of groundbreaking comprehensive federal consumer data privacy and security legislation,” according to an April 8 press release. The group is designed […]

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