IAJGS Records Access Alert Postings-April 2019 #general

Jan Meisels Allen

As mentioned previously, every month I post a listing of the IAJGS Records
Access Alert topics >from the previous month for you to see the variety of
issues.some were posted on this discussion group as they were final edicts,
but advocacy, and pending legislation and regulations- were not posted to
the discussion group-all postings are included below. Any postings that had
a time limit for access, such as free access that has expired are not
included below.

+ (Australia) Nation's Ageing Historical Recordings At Risk: Government
Review Initiated Your Input Welcome

+ (Canada) Federal Court Judges Points to PIPDEA and Right to Be Forgotten

+ (Canada-EU) Data Breaches Are Increasing both in EU and in Canada the
Office of Privacy Commissioner Launches Formal
Consultation on Cross-Borders Transfers of Personal Information

+ (Canada-France) Library and Archives France Enter Into a Collaborative

+ (European Union) 1, 000 US Newspapers Blocked Access >from Europe Due to
GDPR- Effects of Copyright Directive

+ (European Union) European Council Approves Copyright Rules

+ (European Union) EU Parliament Votes In Favor of Platform to Business Law

+ Facebook App Developers Leaked 540 Million User Records on Cloud Servers

+ Facebook Hit With Three More Privacy Investigations/ Litigation

+ Facebook In the News Again- This Time They "Unintentionally " Shared 1.5
Million Users Address Books

+ Facebook in the News Again--Expects $3-$5 Billion USD Fine Form Federal
Trade Commission

+ (France) French Parliament Starts To Debate Internet Tax- Assembly
Approved It

+ (Netherlands) Authority for Consumers and Markets Announces it will
Investigate Apple and Google for Antitrust
Regarding their Own App

+ (US) Arsonist Starts Fire at National Archives

+ (US) House or Representatives Passes New Net Neutrality Bill "Save the

+ (US) Supreme Court Hears Case on Citizenship Question for 2020 US Census

+ (US) Supreme Court Issues New Rules On Deadlines and Number of Words

+ Correction (US) Supreme Court Hears Case on Citizenship Question for 2020
US Census

+ (US) Update on Texas and Washington State Vital Records Bills; Washington
State Consumer Protection Bill

+ (US) Who's Writing Your Laws---and Why Genealogists Need to Watch What is
Happening In their Jurisdictions

+ (US-CA) Bill to Amend California Privacy Act

+ (US-CA) California Privacy Law Under Attack

+ (US-Delaware) Bill Passed Out of Initial Committee With Longer Embargo
Periods for Vital Records

+ Re: (US-Delaware) Bill Passed Out of Initial Committee With Longer
Embargo Periods for Vital Records

+ (US-IL) Cook County Vital Records Bureau Changes Method to Obtain
Genealogy Copies of Vital Records

+ (US) Maine Changing How to Submit Testimony

+ (US-Maine) More on Maine Changing How to Submit Testimony

+ (US-MI) New Bill Would Expand Embargo Period for Birth Records to 130

+ (US-NY City) Reclaim the Records Files Suit Against NYC To Acquire 1.6
Million Death Certificates

+ (US-PA) State Library of Pennsylvania Relocating for Two Plus Years While
Undergoing Renovations

+ (US-WA) Consumer Privacy Bill Dead in Legislature SB 5376

+ (US-WA) Vital Records Bill Passed Both Houses of Washington State
Legislature En Route to Governor

+ (US-WA) Washington State Governor Jay Inslee Signs Vital Records Bill

IAJGS opened its Records Access Alerts to anyone who is interested. This
was announced previously. We now have subscribers >from many genealogical
organizations not previously able to subscribe. To be on top of what is
happening I encourage you to register for the Records Access Alerts to
receive the information in a timely manner. If you are interested in any of
the above items, please register for the IAJGS Records Access Alert and look
at them in the archives. To register for the IAJGS Records Access Alert go
to: http://lists.iajgs.org/mailman/listinfo/records-access-alerts and
follow the instructions to enter your email address, full name and which
genealogical organization you belong to-a society, SIG or a subscriber of
JewishGen, Avotaynu Online, Legal Genealogist etc. You will receive an
email response that you have to reply to, or the subscription will not be
finalized. The alerts are archived and once you register you may access the
archives at: http://lists.iajgs.org/mailman/private/records-access-alerts/

The IAJGS Records Access Alert is not a daily announcement list. Depending
on what happens worldwide, there may be no postings for several days and
other times there may be several in one day.

These are listed alphabetically not chronologically. Each month the locales
covered differ.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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