FTC Finalizes Settlements with Five Companies Over Privacy Shield Participation

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On January 16, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – a government agency promoting competition while protecting and educating consumers – announced it had finalized settlements with five companies over allegations they falsely claimed certification under EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework that enables companies to transfer consumer data …

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Study Finds Many Companies Still Not Prepared for GDPR Compliance

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A study released in September of 2019 about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – which took effect on May 25, 2018, to regulate the transferring of personal information from the European Union (EU) – found many companies around the world are still not prepared for GDPR compliance and …

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