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Webinar: China’s PIPL – A New Era of Privacy in China

  In this webinar (1 hour), Daniel Solove,  Justin Antonipillai (CEO and Founder of WireWheel), Mingli Shi (Qualcomm), and Edward R. McNicholas (Ropes & Gray) discuss China’s Personal Information Privacy Law (PIPL). The discussion covers how China’s PIPL compares to the EU’s GDPR, keys to compliance, and potential future developments on privacy and security law […]

China’s PIPL vs. the GDPR: A Comparison

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How does China’s new Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) compare to the European Union’s GDPR?  In this post, I provide a quick PIPL vs. GDPR comparison. In comparing the PIPL with the GDPR, I will note a few key similarities and differences — my comparison is not comprehensive. Comparing PIPL and GDPR: Similarities  A few […]

China’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPL): Whiteboard and Training Course

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I am pleased to announce that I created a new whiteboard and training course for China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL). The PIPL is China’s first comprehensive privacy law, and it has several notable similarities to the GDPR. There are also some key differences. In an earlier post, I provide a comparison between the PIPL and […]

Privacy Law Whiteboard Library

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I recently created a privacy law whiteboard library page where I’ve gathered all the whiteboards I’ve been creating. Thus far, I have created more than 40 privacy law whiteboards. Each whiteboard is a 1-page visual summary of a privacy law. A few from the page are below. I’ve made a few available for free, but […]

Speaking at Privacy Week Event of the Philippines National Privacy Commission

On May 28, 2021, at 9:30 AM Philippine time (Thursday, May 27 at 8:30 PM Eastern), I will be speaking about “The Myth of the Privacy Paradox” at the Philippines Privacy Week event put on by the Philippines National Privacy Commission (NPC). My talk will be moderated by Jon Bello, a partner at Medialdea Bello and Suarez […]

Brazil’s LGPD: Its Sudden Jolt to Life and Its Key Requirements

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In a surprising turn of events, the LGPD–Brazil’s new privacy law–went from an expected delayed implementation to being fully active.  The twists and turns of the LGPD’s jolt to life make one’s head spin.  It was originally scheduled to become active on August 16 of this year, but then delayed until May 2021 due to […]

Developing a Multi-Jurisdictional Approach to Privacy Laws — An Interview with K Royal

Global Privacy Law

I’m thrilled to interview K Royal, Senior Director, Western Region, Privacy, at TrustArc. K has had a long career in privacy law, having served as privacy counsel for several companies. She’s also an adjunct professor at Arizona State University. Prof Solove: What is the need for a multi-jurisdictional approach to privacy laws? K Royal: With the European […]

Please Join Us at the International Privacy and Security Forum (April 3-5, 2019)

International Privacy and Security Forum

I hope that you can join us for the International Privacy+Security Forum (April 3-5, 2019 in Washington, DC). The International Privacy+Security Forum is an annual sister event to the Privacy+Security Forum, an annual event held in October at George Washington University in Washington, DC.  The Int’l Forum event focuses on privacy and security laws from […]

Cartoon: GDPR Compliance

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Organizations are racing to get ready for the GDPR implementation date of May 25, 2018.  Complete GDPR compliance in a few months is likely not feasible for many organizations, but this shouldn’t mean that these organizations should give up.  Making a good-faith effort and continuing to strive to improve are quite worthwhile.