A California federal court has dismissed Teradata’s trade secret allegations against software company SAP, but allowed the lawsuit’s antitrust law and copyright infringement claims.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum has admitted Taiwan into a cross-border privacy scheme designed to ease cross-border data flows.
The Argentine data protection watchdog has published its much-awaited guidelines for the use of binding corporate rules in international data transfers.
Brasília’s public prosecutor has won a plea to freeze assets belonging to the owner of a website that illegally sells citizens’ personal data.
A computer storage and management company has sued Amazon for alleged infringement of three cloud computing patents.
A report by the US House of Representatives has called the credit agency’s 2017 data breach “entirely preventable” and urged the Federal Trade Commission’s powers be boosted.
A Minas Gerais consumer defence body has fined Brazilian pharmacy chain Drogaria Araújo 7.9 million reais (€1.8 million) for requiring customers to provide their tax registration number to be eligible for discounts without informing them how the data would be used.
Campaigner Max Schrems has criticised a determination by Austria’s data protection regulator that an online newspaper subscription offer complies with the GDPR.
Germany’s Gleiss Lutz has bolstered its data protection and IT capabilities in its latest promotions round.
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has released a government-ordered report detailing concerns over Google’s and Facebook’s data-collection practices and calling for “more regulatory oversight”.