Germany’s Federal Cartel Office has banned Facebook from combining user data from different sources – including from services it owns.
A filing by Apple to Russia’s communications ministry has detailed the information that the company is storing about customers and staff on Russian servers, in line with the country’s localisation laws.
Denmark’s data protection authority has released guidance designed to clarify companies’ obligations under the GDPR’s right to erasure.
Brasília’s public prosecutor has agreed a settlement with e-commerce company Netshoes for a data breach that took place in January last year.
Facebook’s intention to link Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger together could face a challenge from regulators if the company does not clarify its user integration plans, privacy lawyers say.
Colombia’s Superintendency of Industry and Commerce has passed an order that forces Facebook to introduce a series of security measures to protect Colombian citizens’ data.
Bulgaria’s president has vetoed amendments to data protection legislation which would have transposed the GDPR into national law because of fears over its impact on media freedom.
Privacy activist Max Schrems has questioned the way European data protection authorities are cooperating over his complaints.
Brazilian firm Machado Meyer has bolstered its technology practice with the hire of partner Diego de Lima Gualda from ride-sharing app 99.
The UK’s Information Commissioner has called for data protection regulators to be “dogged” in safeguarding democracy in light of the increased digitalisation of political campaigns.