Cybersecurity

First Dutch GDPR fine reduced

A court has upheld the Netherlands’ first GDPR infringement decision but slashed the €460,000 fine by almost a quarter.

15 April 2021

Unexpected trends emerge from CCPA litigation

At least 76 CCPA-related lawsuits have been filed since the law went into effect 1 January 2020, revealing litigation tactics that observers did not anticipate when the legislation was first crafted.

14 April 2021

Brazilian pulp award leads to hacking challenge

A São Paulo court has stayed a partial award in a multibillion-dollar arbitration over the sale of a pulp maker while it considers allegations that the arbitration was tainted by hacking.

13 April 2021

US senators raise national security concerns over foreign ad auctions

A group of senators seek information about how adtech data is being used in real-time advertising auctions, raising concerns that foreign actors could siphon the information and compromise national security.

13 April 2021

Tech platform data leaks pile up

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn and upstart Clubhouse have joined Facebook as the latest technology companies to suffer large data leaks – but all three have insisted the leaks are not data breaches.

12 April 2021

Credit Suisse sues after employee data accessed

Credit Suisse has asked a US court to help it identify individuals who stole sensitive employee data and disseminated it while impersonating the bank’s chief executive.

12 April 2021

Ticketmaster GDPR appeal on hold

Ticketmaster’s appeal against a UK GDPR fine has been stayed until a final judgment is issued in parallel data subject litigation.

08 April 2021

Court won’t stop Capital One notifying data breach victims

A Canadian judge has refused to block Capital One from informing 51,000 individuals that their data had been illegally accessed.

07 April 2021

Privacy community remembers Kurt Wimmer, privacy and press freedoms advocate

Kurt Wimmer, the former co-chair of Covington & Burling’s data privacy and cybersecurity practice, has died at the age of 62.

07 April 2021

GDR Special Report Q1 2021: Data Act

GDR explores the provisions of the EU's planned Data Act.

31 March 2021

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