A large coalition of privacy and civil liberty groups have sent a letter urging senators to oppose the EARN IT Act.
New rules from the United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's took effect requiring office apps, social media platforms and online games specifically targeted at children to be designed with privacy in mind. Violators will be fined 4 percent of total revenue.
The United States is trying to hammer out another data transfer agreement with the European Union after the EU Court of Justice struck down the EU-US Privacy Shield framework last month for “inadequate” privacy protections.
Read about Google’s SameSite update, which changes how the Chrome web browser handles third-party cookies for improved security.
The European Union’s Court of Justice ruling to strike down Privacy Shield means non-European companies must provide privacy controls that align with European data protection laws for European users regardless of where that information is stored or transferred.