Posts by Jeff Edwards

Jeff Edwards is a tech writer and analyst with six years of experience covering compliance, information security, and IT. Jeff previously worked as a reporter covering Boston City Hall.

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March 9, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

Seven US State Privacy Laws You Should Be Watching in 2022

Since the passing of the California Consumer Privacy Act in 2018 and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), lawmakers across the United States have rushed to introduce comprehensive privacy laws...
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February 9, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

Why Cookie Banners Aren't Enough for GDPR and Other Laws

Since the introduction of the GDPR in 2018, many organizations have gone headfirst into consent management--standing up cookie banners to capture user consent, maintain compliance with global...
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February 8, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

Six Benefits of Server-Side Tagging

In a client-side tagging scenario, when a conversion event occurs, and you want to notify the marketing platforms of it, your website needs to download a JavaScript library from each vendor’s content...
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January 24, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

What Is the EU Data Governance Act (DGA)?

On November 30th, 2021, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU reached an agreement on the EU Data Governance Act (DGA), the first legislative initiative adopted under the European...
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January 19, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

What is Browser Fingerprinting? Is it GDPR Compliant?

As we settle from the initial shock of the "cookie apocalypse," the marketing and advertising world has turned to explore new technologies to replace third-party cookies. One of them is browser...
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January 17, 2022 - Jeff Edwards

Six Common CCPA Compliance Mistakes

  Although it has been in effect since 2020, some businesses still fall foul of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This can be a serious mistake as the state Attorney General can fine you...