Weekly Digest (27 March 2022)

Weekly Digest (27 March 2022)
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Here are the editions from the past week you may have missed:

A Red State Data Privacy Bill Moves

Australia May Soon Address Misinformation and Disinformation

Iowa’s Data Privacy Bill Mirrors Utah’s

EDPB Proposes Guidance On Dark Patterns In Social Media


Photo by Surface on Unsplash

Digital Services Act & Digital Markets Act - Collection of studies for the IMCO committee” — European Parliament Think Tank

Securing AI: How Traditional Vulnerability Disclosure Must Adapt” — Center for Security and Emerging Technology

How digital health apps can exploit users’ data” — Privacy International

The UN norms of responsible state behaviour in cyberspace” — Australian Strategic Policy Institute

A Shared Responsibility: Public-Private Cooperation for Cybersecurity” — Center for Strategic and International Studies

The Fourth Amendment and the Internet: Legal Limits on Digital Searches for Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM)” — Congressional Research Service

Institutionalizing Data Analysis in German Federal Governance” — Brookings Institution

Engrave Condition: Apple’s Political Censorship Leaves Taiwan, Remains in Hong Kong” — Citizen Lab

Africa and the future of digital diplomacy” — Brookings Institution

U.S. Export Controls and China” — Congressional Research Service

Coming Events

Baltimore Jewish Council Meeting by Jay Baker on Flickr

§  28 March

o Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics will hold a hearing on “Collection and Use of Mobility Data by the Government of Canada.”

§  29 March

o The United States (U.S.) House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled “Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division.”

o   The United States (U.S.) Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (aka the Helsinki Commission) will hold a hearing titled “Putin's War On Truth: Propaganda and Censorship in Russia.”

§  29-30 March

o   The California Privacy Protection Agency Board will be holding “public informational sessions.”

§  29-31 March

o The United States (U.S.) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will hold the “AI Risk Management Framework: Workshop #2” “to develop the Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework (AIRMF).”

§  30 March

o The United States (U.S.) House Financial Services Committee’s Artificial Intelligence Task Force will hold a hearing titled “Keeping Up with the Codes – Using AI for Effective RegTech.”

o The United States (U.S.) House Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing titled “Mobilizing our Cyber Defenses: Securing Critical Infrastructure Against Russian Cyber Threats.”

§  31 March

o   The United Kingdom’s (UK) House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee will hold a pre-appointment hearing on The Lord Grade of Yarmouth CBE as the government’s choice for Chair of the Office of Communications.

o   The United Kingdom’s (UK) House of Lords Fraud Act 2006 and Digital Fraud Committee will hold a formal meeting (oral evidence session)regarding “what measures should be taken to tackle the increase in cases of fraud.”

o   The United States (U.S.) House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Communications and Technology Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled "Connecting America: Overisght of the FCC."

o   The United Kingdom’s (UK) House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee may hold a formal meeting (oral evidence session) on “Lawfare and free speech.”

o   New Zealand’s Parliament’s Economic Development, Science and Innovation Committee will hold a hearing on the Digital Identity Services Trust Framework Bill.

§  4 April

o   United States Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter and Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina M. Khan, as well as senior staff from both agencies, will co-host the Enforcers Summit that “will cover two themes: 1) merger reform to meet the challenges and realities of the modern economy, and 2) lessons for interagency collaboration.”

§  6 April

o   The European Data Protection Board will hold a plenary meeting.

§  21 April

o The United States (U.S.) Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will hold an open meeting.

§  15-16 May

o   The United States-European Union Trade and Technology Council will reportedly meet in France.

§  16-17 June

o   The European Data Protection Supervisor will hold a conference titled “The future of data protection: effective enforcement in the digital world.”

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