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As the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the digital environment, online engagement has increased across user demographics. In this episode, authors of the BBB National Program’s paper Risky Business: The Current State of Teen Privacy in the Android App Marketplace join us to provide insight into the importance of protecting teenage users. Listen in to hear Ayaz Minhas, Data Privacy Manager, Isaac Cronk, Digital Advertising Compliance Specialist, and Cameryn Gonnella, Compliance Manager explain “why now, why teens.”
When the first cases of a novel coronavirus were reported in China in late 2019, US businesses were not focused on what would become a global pandemic. What they were thinking about was how to comply with tough new state privacy laws that were about to go into effect in 2020.
Flash forward to today and the California Consumer Privacy Act, the New York SHIELD Act and several other state and territorial privacy and security laws are in effect (or soon will be). Some of those laws prohibit the kind of data sharing that health experts say is needed to help respond to the novel coronavirus outbreak in the US.
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