November 2020


Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act Shifts Away from a Consent-Centric Framework

    Authors: Caroline Hopland, Hunter Dorwart and Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna The Singapore Parliament passed amendments to its Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA) on November 2, 2020, making it the first comprehensive review and change of this law since its enactment in 2012, as it was announced by the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) […]


California’s Prop 24, the “California Privacy Rights Act,” Passed. What’s Next?

Despite a day of election uncertainty, November 3, 2020 produced an important moment for privacy legislation: California voters approved Proposition 24 (the California Privacy Rights Act) (CPRA) (full text here). Garnering 56.1% of the vote so far, the initiative will almost certainly meet the majority threshold to become the new law of the land in California. 


Understanding Blockchain: A Review of FPF’s Oct. 29th Digital Data Flows Masterclass

Authors: Hunter Dorwart, Stacey Gray, Brenda Leong, Jake van der Laan, Matthias Artzt, and Rob van Eijk On 29 October 2020, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB and Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) hosted the eight Digital Data Flows Masterclass. The masterclass on blockchain technology completes the VUB-FPF Digital Data Flows Masterclass series. The most recent masterclass […]