German data protection authorities in 15 federal states have issued almost half a million euro in fines since May 2018, but observers say this amount is still relatively low compared to other countries.
The Canadian government has proposed a series of major changes to its privacy legislation that include giving the regulator increased power to issue fines as well as provisions for a GDPR-style set of legal bases for data processing.
A California federal district court has allowed a data-scraping class action lawsuit against Disney, Viacom and game site Kiloo to continue.
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Over-the-top applications like WhatsApp have replaced telecoms services as the world's preferred method of electronic communication. As more and more of these services offer end-to-end encryption, governments are having to rethink how they get hold of information that was once easily accessible.
Covington & Burling partner Alexander Berengaut and associate Katharine Goodloe examine the geographic scope of the US Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act
Features: China's unique approach to data. Dealing with data in the internet of things. The implications of Brazil's new privacy framework. The UK ICO's new powers.
Interviews: Hong Kong and Ireland data officials.
Bar surveys: The data lawyers you need to know in Brazil and Singapore.
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