A Brazilian public prosecutor has asked telecoms company Vivo to clarify data protection policies used in its targeted advertising services ahead of national data protection legislation entering into force next February.
France’s highest administrative court has reduced a fine by the country’s data watchdog after finding it failed to take the target’s remedial action into account.
Alston & Bird has added privacy and cybersecurity partner Amy Mushahwar to its Washington, DC office.
Singapore’s data watchdog has warned a freelance tuition website over a design fault that exposed tutors’ educational certificates.
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association seeks judicial review of plans to develop a data-collecting “smart city” in a district of Toronto.
Finland’s government has appointed an official to oversee new surveillance legislation that boosts intelligence agencies’ data-gathering powers.
Software provider Computer Sciences Corporation says Tata Consultancy Services illegally used CSC confidential information and trade secrets in a bid to launch competing financial software.
A Canadian consent order has seen the operators of a property listing website agree to refrain from any future access to and distribution of data belonging to the Toronto Real Estate Board.
Germany’s highest court has suspended privacy litigation over Facebook’s data collection practices, pending an answer from the European Court of Justice on whether non-profit organisations have standing to sue over data law violations.
The Jamaican Supreme Court has struck down legislation that would have established a national biometric database.