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Antitrust in the digital economy, Wed 22nd May 2019, Register now!

Antitrust in the digital economy, Wed 22nd May 2019, Register now!

Antitrust in the digital economy, Wed 22nd May 2019, Register now!

German watchdogs issue €500,000 for GDPR breaches

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.

Canadian government proposes PIPEDA overhaul

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.

Child game app developers lose motion to dismiss lawsuit

A California federal district court has allowed a data-scraping class action lawsuit against Disney, Viacom and game site Kiloo to continue.

Features

Going over the top

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.

Reaching for the CLOUD

Covington & Burling partner Alexander Berengaut and associate Katharine Goodloe examine the geographic scope of the US Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act

Magazine

Gdr q1 2019 cover

2019.1 Magazine

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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