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GDPR Skeptics Would Like to Relax the Regulation. That Would Be a Mistake

GDPR Skeptics Would Like to Relax the Regulation. That Would Be a Mistake

Amazon recently sent a German man someone else's data in response to his personal data request, made in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Amazon blamed it on "human error."  By blaming it on human error, Amazon is trying to imply this is an isolated case.

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CMSWire’s Top 10 Data Privacy Articles of 2018

CMSWire's Top 10 Data Privacy Articles of 2018

It was a pivotal year for data privacy. Companies small, large and gargantuan prepared for new legislation emanating from the US and Europe in the form of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and the ePrivacy Directive (ePR).

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Foresight Is 20/20: How to Prepare for the California Consumer Privacy Act Now

Foresight Is 20/20: How to Prepare for the California Consumer Privacy Act Now

Personal data is currency in today's digital economy. More and more organizations operate via business models that monetize individual information. And up until recently, few regulations existed on how organizations could collect and use that data.

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Google Analytics Data Retention: A New Feature for Keeping Data Safe

Google Analytics Data Retention: A New Feature for Keeping Data Safe

As they assess the fallout of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica difficulties and prepare for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), data analytics practitioners have shifted from looking for new ways to collect and analyze data to thinking about how long data should be retained.

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If You Want Your Customer’s Data, You Better Provide Valuable Content

If You Want Your Customer's Data, You Better Provide Valuable Content

With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to go into effect in May, marketing organizations now need to adjust to a “new normal” — a reality in which data privacy regulations restrict how marketing automation tools store data, how the information is shared, and how the information is

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