One of the world’s foremost figures in data protection, European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli, has died aged 62.
An NGO has sued Spain’s government over its decision to withhold the source code for an algorithm used to determine eligibility for an electricity subsidy.
Sweden’s data protection authority has penalised a school that used facial recognition cameras to track its students’ attendance.
Counsel to the US Federal Trade Commission has asked for summary resolution of the agency’s case against Cambridge Analytica, after the company failed to issue a response to its complaint.
A group of Facebook users say Facebook allowed landlords to exclude minority groups from seeing targeted housing advertisements.
Data access remedies could play a role in the London Stock Exchange/Refinitiv merger review.
The Danish data protection authority has criticised the University of Copenhagen for its failure to take responsibility for a data breach.
Barbados has become one of the first English-speaking jurisdictions in the Caribbean to pass a GDPR-like data protection law.
A UAE investment authority has been accused of conspiring to hack into an aviation investor’s computers and emails, and using the stolen data to smear him online.
An Austrian regional court has ordered the Austrian postal service to pay a customer €800 in damages after the company built profiles detailing customers’ political affiliations, in some cases selling them on to political parties.