A History Of Data Privacy

A History Of Data Privacy (1)

In this digital era, where personal information is more accessible than ever, understanding the evolution of privacy regulations becomes paramount. Join us as we traverse the corridors of time, uncovering the key milestones that have shaped the legal developments and paradigm shifts that have influenced how states are working to safeguard consumer data.

In the United States, privacy related legal obligations have existed for over one hundred years. As early as 1890, scholars took note of the growing legal recognition of an individual right to privacy. Until quite recently, the focus was on protection from the prying eyes of government and criminals, not the collection and use of information by law-abiding private businesses.

Check out the timeline below that tells the history of online data privacy from then up to now.

History of Online Privacy (2)

Brann & Isaacson, a law firm specializing in ecommerce, has worked with NaviStone to put together an informative white paper detailing the history of privacy laws and the major changes to watch out for.

Multiple states are changing their online privacy laws in a way that will affect many retailers and advertisers nationwide. The laws differ from state to state and are increasingly complex. Download our white paper to learn about the complex matrix of privacy laws, and what you can do to avoid the legal pitfalls they come with.New call-to-action