On April 4, 2023, the data protection regulator of the UK, the Information Commissioner’s Office, issued a fine of a £12.7 million to TikTok Information Technologies UK Limited and TikTok Inc for a number of breaches of UK data protection law, including failing to use children’s personal data lawfully.
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On Monday, March 27,, 2023, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth submitted a response to the California Privacy Protection Agency Invitation for Preliminary Comments on Proposed Rulemaking Cybersecurity Audits, Risk Assessments, and Automated Decisionmaking.
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On February 16, 2023, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP held a virtual roundtable to discuss the role of age assurance and age verification tools as part of its Children’s Data Privacy Project.
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On January 26, 2023, the National Institute of Standards and Technology released the Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework, which provides a set of guidelines for organizations that design, develop, deploy or use AI to manage its many risks and promote trustworthy and responsible use and development of AI systems.
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On January 20, 2023, The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth published “Digital Assets and Privacy,” a discussion paper compiling insights from workshops with CIPL member companies that explored the intersection of privacy and digital assets, with a particular focus on blockchain technology.
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On October 26, 2022, House Energy and Commerce Committee and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee leaders sent letters to several toy manufacturers, including Bandai Namco, Hasbro, Mattel, MGA Entertainment, LEGO Group and the Toy Association, asking how they plan to protect children and their information from BigTech companies like TikTok and YouTube.
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