Topic: IOT

Court-ordered pause doesn’t halt CPPA enforcement

The California Privacy Protection Agency’s review of connected vehicles’ data privacy policies signals the regulator’s efforts are continuing despite a state court delaying some of its enforcement abilities.

07 August 2023

FCC IOT cybersecurity programme may face resistance

The Federal Communications Commission’s proposed voluntary IOT cybersecurity label could bolster data protection standards, but the programme’s adoption hinges on its affordability and efficiency.

20 July 2023

Amazon hit with $25 million COPPA fine

The FTC has accused Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant of indefinitely retaining children’s voice recordings and transcripts.

01 June 2023

Data Act clears the European Parliament

The European Parliament has voted through the Data Act, including additions to the European Commission’s draft that are intended to give individuals greater control over their data and to incentivise data-sharing.

14 March 2023

Google seeks to dismiss Texas AG biometric lawsuit

Google has argued that a Texas attorney general lawsuit contains an incorrect and overly burdensome interpretation of the state's biometric data statute.

03 January 2023

Commission flags IOT competition concerns

The European Commission has flagged concerns over the competition advantages gained by the first movers in the Internet of Things due to the treasure trove of data they have managed to collect ahead of newer rivals.

25 January 2022

EU lawmakers push for more data focus in competition review

A key European Parliament committee is pushing for greater consideration of data issues in antitrust.

10 January 2022

Brazil mandates internet equipment security by design

Brazil’s telecommunications regulator has issued requirements for the country’s internet infrastructure to have built-in security features aimed at thwarting cyberattacks.

22 January 2021

US Congress passes IOT security legislation

A US bill that sets cybersecurity standards for IOT devices used by the federal government could also affect private sector security programmes.

19 November 2020

German competition regulator calls for smart TV data overhaul

Following a report criticising smart TV data collection, Germany’s antitrust authority has proposed extensive reform to the industry’s practices.

21 July 2020

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