Microsoft wants GDPR-style privacy laws for the US

It is now a year since GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) rules came into effect in Europe, and on this anniversary, Microsoft is starting a conversation about bringing similar privacy regulation to the US. The company praises the privacy framework and says that it has improved how companies handle their customers' personal data. It says that GDPR has inspired a global movement that has seen countries around the world adopt new privacy laws, and that it is time for the US to follow suit. See also: Four out of five people expect Facebook to have another data privacy issue this… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2019-05-22 13:22:30 UTC ]
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Microsoft wants GDPR-style privacy laws for the US

It is now a year since GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) rules came into effect in Europe, and on this anniversary, Microsoft is starting a conversation about bringing similar privacy regulation to the US. The company praises the privacy framework and says that it has improved how... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-05-22 13:22:30 UTC ]
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Ahead of GDPR laws, Facebook publishes privacy principles and promises to educate users

Facebook has published its privacy principles for the first time, ahead of the European Union's general data protection regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on May 25 -- although the company is pitching it as being part of Data Privacy Day. On top of this, the social network has also... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers call for rethink of proposed changes to online privacy laws

Warning that new regulations will give Google, Apple and Facebook too much control of advertising and personal dataAn alliance of news publishers has called on European regulators to rethink proposed changes to online privacy laws, arguing that they will potentially kill their digital businesses... Continue reading at The Guardian

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B&N Revises Microsoft Deal; Microsoft Consumer Reader Coming?

Barnes & Noble as disclosed some modifications to its agreement with Microsoft that will give B&N the option to not develop additional Nook Window apps. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Microsoft buying Barnes & Noble's Nook Media? Microsoft insider says no

An anonymous Microsoft source calls talk about Microsoft planning to buy the Nook Media branch of Barnes & Noble 'nothing more than a rumor.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Microsoft is teaming up with Semafor on AI-assisted news stories

Microsoft is teaming up with media website Semafor on a new project that uses ChatGPT to aid in the creation of news stories, The Financial Times has reported. It's one of several journalistic collaborations Microsoft is set to announce today, and follows a New York Times lawsuit filed against... Continue reading at Engadget

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IAB Tech Lab presents Google with Privacy Sandbox gap analysis following Annual Leadership Meeting

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In Major Win, Appeals Court Upholds Block on Texas Book Rating Law

In an unequivocal 36-page decision, a three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit—said to be the most conservative court in the nation—agreed with a lower court that the mandatory book ratings called for by the Texas law HB 900 were unconstitutional. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Judge Blocks Key Provisions of Iowa Book Banning Law

A federal judge has blocked two key portions of an Iowa law that sought to ban books with sexual content from Iowa schools and to bar classroom discussion of gender identity and sexuality for students below the seventh grade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'New York Times' Sues OpenAI, Microsoft for Copyright Infringement

The suit, said to be the first AI-related action filed by a major American media company, alleges that AI services from both multibillion dollar companies are businesses “built on mass copyright infringement,” with potentially massive implications for the future of journalism. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digiday’s Oral History of Ad Tech podcast, episode 4, the privacy reckoning with Ana Milicevic

The final episode of Digiday’s Oral History of Ad Tech discusses how the digital media industry has moved faster than those charged to keep it in check, with Ana Milicevic of Sparrow Advisers sharing her insights. In this episode, she discusses how the blurred lines between data management... Continue reading at Digiday

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A History of Ad Tech Chapter 4: The Privacy Reckoning

How the digital media industry had to come to grips with growing privacy requirements. Continue reading at Digiday

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After Hearing, Court Set to Decide Fate of Iowa LGBTQ Book Banning Law

A federal judge is set to rule before the end of the year on two lawsuits seeking to block a controversial new Iowa law, SF 496, that would ban books with sexual content from Iowa classrooms and school libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House, Authors Sue to Block Iowa Anti-LGBTQ Book Banning Law

Penguin Random House and the Iowa State Education Association, along with four bestselling authors and five plaintiffs from the state of Iowa, have sued the state to block key provisions of its sweeping new law banning books with sexual or LGBTQ+ content in schools. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lambda Legal, ACLU Sue to Block Iowa Anti-LGBTQ Book Banning Law

Signed by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds in May, SF 496, among its provisions, bans books with depictions of written or visual sex from school libraries, and prohibits instruction and materials involving gender identity and sexual orientation for students through sixth grade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fifth Circuit Hears Appeal of Texas Book Rating Law

At a 45-minute hearing on November 29, lawyers for a coalition of plaintiff booksellers and publishing industry groups urged the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans to immediately lift an administrative stay that has allowed Texas's controversial book rating law to take effect despite... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Appeal of Texas Book Rating Law Set for Oral Argument Tomorrow

After weeks of anticipation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will finally hear oral argument in the state’s appeal of judge Alan D. Albright’s August 31 decision to enjoin key provisions of HB 900. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Freelance Isn't Free' Becomes Law in New York State

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed New York state bill S5026—known as the Freelance Isn’t Free Act, and intended to protect freelance workers including authors and journalists on contract—into law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amicus Briefs Urge Appeals Court to Uphold Block on Texas Book Rating Law

With oral argument days away, some 17 organizations and individuals have teamed up to file six separate amicus briefs urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to uphold a lower court decision blocking key portions of Texas’s controversial book rating law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Booksellers, Publishers Urge Appeals Court to Uphold Block on Texas Book Rating Law

Attorneys for a group of booksellers and publishing industry associations argue that a district court in Texas correctly enjoined HB 900, and that the injunction should be allowed to stand. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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