California continues to lead on data privacy protection. Since the adoption of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), cracking down on data breaches and promoting consumer privacy has remained a priority in the state. Recently, a California resident filed a federal class action lawsuit against Salesforce, the cloud-based e-commerce platform, and Hanna Andersson, which is a children’s clothing company.
Data privacy laws are popping up everywhere. Two years after the EU implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), providing individuals with significant control over their data and harsh penalties for organizations that do not comply.read more
In recent years, many states have been updating their data privacy laws to account for new technologies and security risks. On Oct. 23, 2019, a New York law on data breach notification requirements became effective.
TikTok’s ownership and operation makes things complicated in the U.S. ByteDance, a China-based company, is the parent company of TikTok and in 2017, it acquired Musical.ly, an American social media company, for one billion dollars.