Verizon Executive Calls for Federal Privacy Rules on 5G

As Verizon rolls out speedy 5G mobile service across the U.S., it’s also preparing for heightened privacy concerns over the increased amounts of data that devices will be able to collect about their owners. The solution: U.S. federal privacy regulations that are similar to those in California and Europe, according to one Verizon executive. State […]

A Huge Data Breach Fine Against British Airways Is a Warning to Global Execs

Ever since sweeping new data privacy rules took effect in Europe last year, business leaders and privacy advocates alike having been watching and waiting to see which unfortunate business would be the first hit with the massively enhanced fines—up to 4% of global revenues—the law now allows. Well, on Monday, we all got the answer: […]

After GDPR Struggle, Are Companies Ready for the Next EU Data Law?

Is your business prepared? A year ago, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, a piece of legislation designed to force companies to protect people’s data. In just a few months, another data-related EU law is coming into effect: the Second Payment Services Directive, or PSD2. The new law, which becomes […]

Most Companies Aren’t Ready for California’s Tough New Privacy Law

California’s tough new privacy law is coming, and according to a new survey, most companies still aren’t ready. The California Consumer Privacy Act, which takes effect in January 2020, will significantly limit how companies handle, store, and use consumer data. The law will also require businesses to be more transparent, give consumers the ability to […]

Data Privacy Legislation Is Coming for Big Tech

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. Good Friday morning. I hope you’ve been enjoying Aaron’s incisive reporting from Barcelona and Clay’s insightful commentary from China. Fortune is a truly global organization. I’m going to end […]

Data Sheet—Privacy Legislation Is Coming for Big Tech, Facebook Keeps Spying, Tesla Makes Cuts

Good Friday morning. I hope you’ve been enjoying Aaron’s incisive reporting from Barcelona and Clay’s insightful commentary from China. Fortune is a truly global organization. I’m going to end the week where I started, noting the tightening regulatory noose around the necks of the tech behemoths. They’ve built trillions of dollars of value in the […]