May Roundup: Bedoya confirmed, Conn. Law Passed, UK Data Reform Bill, EU Digital Markets Act Agreed on￼
While May tends to feel somewhat nostalgic for privacy professionals with the anniversary of GDPR, in many ways it also signals what to expect in the summer ahead. And once again, it seems we’re in for a busy one. We’ve selected our favorite highlights from the past month to keep you in the know.
For a select crowd, May 25, 2018, will forever be known as a turning point. Ushering in the EU General Data Protection Regulation, individuals across the European Economic Area became the recipients of a host of new digital rights and companies bore new responsibilities for protecting, managing, and processing personal data. In enacting the GDPR, the EU became a leader in a new and dynamic field and has yet to relinquish its hold.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has signed the United States’ fifth state privacy law, adding to the ever-expanding patchwork of U.S. privacy laws. Effective July 1, 2023.
We are seeing a wave of privacy legislation sweep the globe. Stateside, California is leading the way for U.S. consumer data privacy.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation turns two as society embraces an even greater reliance on the digital economy.