Serious Privacy Podcast

Tailored for people who are interested in the hottest field in a technology world. Whether you are a professional who wants to learn more about privacy and data protection or someone who just finds this fascinating, we have topics for you. In-depth information on serious privacy topics.


These podcasts, hosted by K Royal and Paul Breitbarth, will feature open, unscripted discussions with global privacy professionals (those kitchen tables or back porch conversations) where you hear the opinions and thoughts of those who are on the front lines working on the newest issues in handling personal data. Real information on your schedule - because the world needs serious privacy.

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Previous Episodes

An analysis of previous adequacy decisions for learnings about cross-border data transfers that follow the guidance of data protection authorities and the European Commission.

What is ethical data processing? And how does that work on a daily basis?

Another busy week in privacy is recapped with information on the EU-US Data Transfer Framework, cookie banners, and binding corporate rules (BCRs).

The update to the UK GDPR, now called the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill, was introduced, and Paul, K, and Ralph O’Brien discussed what the bill entails. Claire Archibald also joins to share some of the consequences of the bill.

Hear about Guernsey’s data protection challenges and wins, along with Emma Martins’ strategy and approach.

Paul and Dr. K Royal chatted with Amy Worley about the CCPA enforcement letters sent out by the California Attorney General’s office on the do not sell/share my data requirement of the CCPA (as amended by the CPRA).

Hear the hottest privacy news: TikTok bans, FTC Commissioner resignation, the mounting opposition to the EU-US Data Protection Framework, and more.

Emma Godfree joins K and Paul to discuss the Damar Data Protection internship and how she learns on the job.

Is the Fediverse ready to think about privacy? DPO Carey Lening joins K and Paul to discuss!

From current events, laws, and breaches to SCCs – Paul and K Royal probably covered it all in the first episode of serious privacy season 4.

Paul and K recap 2022 and all its data privacy and security highlights and headlines in the 2022 Season Finale of the Serious Privacy podcast.

What’s missing from the draft adequacy decision for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework?