Felsberg Advogados has strengthened its technology practice with the hire of a data protection partner, ahead of Brazil’s general data protection law (LGPD) coming into force next year.
A consortium of investors buying out satellite communications operator Inmarsat has offered to enhance the target company’s cybersecurity programme following UK national security concerns.
The Irish data protection commission has criticised the government’s decision to increase its budget by €1.6 million in 2020 – less than a third of what it asked for.
A&L Goodbody has hired Andrew Sheridan to its Dublin partnership.
A newly released secret 2018 court order has said the Federal Bureau of Investigation exceeded its powers when searching intelligence databases.
With much of the world’s internet infrastructure located in the United States, observers say the recently signed UK-US Bilateral Data Access Agreement will be a boon for British law enforcers who need US-based data for their investigations.
Antitrust enforcement can “shift the culture” in technology companies, but it is often not the best way to remedy harms in the digital economy, a senior Microsoft official has said.
Software developer Versata says a rival illegally used its software trade secrets to obtain patents, after receiving the information from Versata’s former client Jaguar Land Rover.
The Greek data protection authority has fined the country’s largest telecommunications company €400,000 for multiple GDPR failings, including violation of the regulation’s privacy by design principle.
An Antwerp court has asked the ECJ to decide whether pornography copryright holders’ ability to protect their intellectual property outweighs the privacy rights of those accused of illegally downloading the films.