World News – Q4

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1. China has enforced a new privacy law that has come into effect on 1st November 2021. With Personal Information Protection Law of the PRC (PIPL) being passed earlier this year, people have started to draw comparisons and similarities with the GDPR. Let us explore these 2 major Data Privacy and security laws in detail.

https://www.cmswire.com/customer-experience/what-you-need-to-know-about-chinas-personal-information-protection-law/

2. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued advisory opinion stating that consumer reporting agencies such as Employment screening firms are indulged into violating FCRA guidelines while conducting Identity checks in USA.CFPB has confirmed that most identification checks are conducted through matching names only which causes inaccurate reporting and poses threat on privacy and Human Rights.

https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-takes-action-to-stop-false-identification-by-background-screeners/

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