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Amazon's GDPR Fine
Amazon’s 887 Million Dollar GDPR Fine.

According to a recent SEC 10-Q filing, Amazon has received the largest fine in GDPR history, 887 million dollars.  Amazon’s GDPR fine is more than ten times the second largest fine in GDPR history, which was a 61 million dollar…

Colorado Privacy Act and Tennessee
Does The Colorado Privacy Act Apply in Tennessee?

On June 8, 2021, the Colorado legislature passed the Colorado Privacy Act (SB 190, “CPA”). The CPA is the latest major state privacy law passed in the United States, following close on the heals of the headline grabbing California Consumer…

The Proposed Tennessee Information Protection Act

In March 2021, the “Tennessee Information Protection Act” was proposed in the Tennessee State House of Representatives as an amendment to an existing bill dealing with campaign finance disclosures. The 27 page proposed amendment incorporated many similar provisions as those…

Tennessee's Data Breach Law Amendment
Proposed Amendment to Tennessee’s Data Breach Law

In February 2021, state legislators introduced an amendment to Tennessee’s data breach law to extend the notice from 45 to 60 days. Tennessee’s data breach law is contained within the Tennessee’ Identity Theft Deterrence Act (T.C.A. § 47-18-2107). You can…

Knoxville Tennessee Ransomware Attack
Knoxville June 2020 Ransomware Attack

The city of Knoxville, Tennessee recently fell victim to a ransomware attack which took many of the city’s government websites and computer servers offline, rendering many public services inaccessible for nearly a week. Forensic analysis revealed that the city was…