Bring Home the Data? New Hong Kong Data Privacy Guidelines for BYOD Policies

On Aug. 31, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner (PC) issued a new Information Leaflet to highlight the personal data privacy risks that employers need to address when developing a Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) practice. This new Information Leaflet has been issued against the backdrop of increasing cybersecurity concerns, particularly in the financial industry. Cybersecurity Risks BYOD practices are not…

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FCC Privacy Plan Harms Consumers: Commissioner O’Rielly

Sept. 21 — The Federal Communications Commission’s “specious” broadband privacy proposal would increase costs for broadband internet service providers and would harm consumer choice in sharing their data, FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly said Sept. 21. The FCC’s proposal would establish rules for broadband providers, such as AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc., that would require…

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