According to a report from the Irish Data Protection Commissioner, “data controllers” should “regularly audit their holdings of personal data and the procedures they have in place to protect this data.”
February 1, 2021Read More
"Businesses expose themselves and their customers to heightened risk when they share sensitive data with firms located" in the People's Republic of China, "or use equipment and software developed by firms with an ownership nexus in the PRC, as well as with firms that have PRC citizens in key leadership and security-focused roles," especially for "data service providers and data infrastructure,” according to a new business advisory from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
December 13, 2020Read More
Congratulating U.S. President-Elect Joe Biden on his recent electoral victory, the leading trade association for the marketing research and data analytics industry urged him to focus on five key "challenges facing the Census Bureau" so that his incoming Administration "may hit the ground running."
November 20, 2020Read More
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued intensive new Loan Necessity Questionnaires for recipients of forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans that the Insights Association (IA) warned could inadvertently make the forgiveness process even more confusing and cumbersome for small businesses in the insights industry who received PPP loans to “preserve as many jobs as possible, despite the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.”
November 11, 2020Read More
The Coalition to Promote Independent Entrepreneurs recently urged the Department of Labor (DOL) to "provide additional clarity and predictability" in its proposed independent contractor rules.
November 3, 2020Read More
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) released a report on the European Union's data protection strategy for the next four years, regarding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other issues.
October 28, 2020Read More
Twenty-one Democrat Congressmen and Senators urged the U.S. Supreme Court to maintain the exceptionally broad application of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in the upcoming case of Facebook v. Duguid.
October 27, 2020
IA Urges Department of Labor to Recognize Marketing Research Participants are Independent ContractorsRead More
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) needs to recognize in regulation that individuals receiving incentives for participation in marketing research are independent contractors, not employees, according to the Insights Association.
October 26, 2020Read More
The Insights Association joined with 370 other organizations in a joint letter urging the U.S. Senate “to give the U.S. Census Bureau sufficient time to thoroughly implement complex data processing activities and complete the most accurate 2020 Census possible.”
October 14, 2020Read More
On October 13, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed a preliminary lower court injunction that had prevented the White House from ending the 2020 Census early. Counting operations will now end by October 15, with the Administration still aiming to deliver apportionment data from the 2020 Census on December 31, 2020.