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Reflections on GDPR Turning Three

It’s been three years since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, becoming the most visible data regulation in the world. What has been the overall impact of the law? Genera Read more…

State Data Privacy Laws Proliferate as Calls for Federal Guidelines Grow

Virginia is the latest American state to enact a data privacy law, joining states like California, Nevada, and Maine that have passed their own laws. But the passage of Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA) ca Read more…

Beer + Data = CCPA Compliance for New Belgium

When the California Consumer Privacy Act was approved by voters in November 2018, it didn’t just impact companies in the Golden State--it impacted any company doing business with California residents. That includes New Read more…

How to Build Trust With Your Users and Provide Clear Value for Their Data

In the digital age, data has become its own commodity. Customers are more than familiar with mandatory fields asking for their email, home address, and phone number. The problem, however, is that they're increasingly con Read more…

Taking the Pain Out of Buying and Selling Data

We’re well into big data’s second decade, and we’ve made a ton of progress on many fronts. We have cloud-based systems with infinite storage capacity, sophisticated machine learning software that improves by the mo Read more…

Busted: Google Remains Atop List of GDPR Fines

If the best way to get someone’s notice is to hit them in the pocketbook, then European regulators have the full attention of data giants like Google. The €50 million ($56 million) fine levied against Google (NASD Read more…

Driving Business Transformation through Data Governance Strategies

The CIO's traditional role of overseeing an enterprise's technology strategy and procurement is no longer straightforward. As the business world moves to a more decentralized technology model and shadow IT runs rampant, Read more…

Data Privacy Day Shines Spotlight on Analytics, Looming Regs

How will you mark Data Privacy Day? There are some people who might take to the streets in protest of data abuses, and they would be justified in doing so. But others will use today's unofficial holiday to highlight a po Read more…

Data Breaches and Abuses Abound, But Regulatory Appetite Appears Lacking

The holiday season brought no respite from the recent spate of data breaches that have compromised the private data of millions of Americans, with Marriott International bearing the brunt of the bad news. However, despit Read more…

Six Months In, GDPR’s Impact Uncertain In the U.S.

We've barely scratched the surface on the impacts of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the far-reaching European Union law that went into effect six months ago. As European law enforcement organizations prep Read more…

We’re Months Into GDPR. So, What’s Next?

Facebook recently lost $120 billion in market cap in a single day, citing three reasons for its Q2 earnings miss and lowered earnings expectations: the Cambridge Analytica scandal, global currency fluctuations and the Ge Read more…

Ethical Data Science Is Good Data Science

There’s no doubt about it: The future will be machine driven, and central to this future are the advanced algorithms, which are fueled by the data they’re trained on. Every ad you see, every car driving itself, every Read more…

Ensuring Iron-Clad Algorithmic Accountability in the GDPR Era

Artificial intelligence’s “black boxes” are about to be blown wide open, whether or not the data science world is ready for it. That’s because AI’s algorithmic models are in the bullseye of the European Unio Read more…

Four Ways To Derive Value From Your GDPR Investments

As organizations worldwide are scrambling to comply with the requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the sheer amount of time and money being in spent in preparation for the loom Read more…

Are Strict New Data Regulations In the Offing?

Following an extraordinary week of testimony by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Capitol Hill, the possibility of stricter data regulations in the United States is more plausible than ever. A groundswell of support to giv Read more…

Behind on Preparing for GDPR? Three Things to Prioritize

The May 25, 2018 GDPR deadline is quickly approaching, requiring businesses to comply and prove compliance to the stringent new regulations or face potentially devastating financial penalties. Businesses that have not Read more…

Big Data Backlash: A Rights Movement Gains Steam

In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica data mining scandal, there's a growing chorus of AI leaders calling for a data rights movement that would overhaul the ownership structure for digital assets. In addition to pr Read more…

FTC Expands Scrutiny of Big Data Practices

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is stepping up its scrutiny of big data practices as concerns grow about misuse of private data collected by banks, retailers and other enterprises. The regulatory agency's Bureau of Read more…

UK Regulators Seek to Balance Big Data, Privacy

As concerns grow over how companies collect and use personal data, a UK regulator has issued guidelines for how companies leveraging big data must operate under Britain's data protection law. The UK Information Commis Read more…

Data Brokers Coming Under Scrutiny

Federal regulators are urging Congress to crack down on data brokers who collect and sell personal information without consumers' knowledge. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission warned in a recent report that there is a Read more…

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