Data localisation

SCOTUS could resolve GDPR clash with US law

An engineering company seeks a US Supreme Court ruling that could let companies use the GDPR to avoid disclosing data into the US.

23 March 2021

Companies focus on data-led product development, GDR report shows

An exclusive GDR survey suggests the private sector is extensively using data assets to create new products and services – and may be shifting its focus away from commercialising personal data by using it to target online adverts.

26 February 2021

Vietnam eyes hardline data transfer restrictions

Draft Vietnamese data privacy laws would force companies to seek regulatory permission for each transfer of personal data outside the country.

25 February 2021

Revealed: the Data Governance Act’s teething problems

An EU oversight board slammed an early version of the wide-ranging and ambitious Data Governance Act, GDR has learned.

22 January 2021

Trump moves to ban more Chinese apps

In a move similar to his contested restrictions on TikTok and WeChat, US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that would ban eight other Chinese-owned apps from the country on national security grounds.

06 January 2021

Details emerge of Canada’s largest financial data breach

The Canadian privacy regulator has revealed how poor data storage and access policies led to what’s believed to be the largest financial data breach in Canada’s history.

14 December 2020

Financial services industry bemoans data localisation trend

A global trend towards data localisation has dire consequences for the financial services industry, according to a new report.

11 December 2020

Only surveillance reform will solve EU-US data flow troubles, committee hears

A US national privacy law will do little to ensure transatlantic data flows unless Congress also implements reforms to the federal government’s surveillance apparatus, the US Senate committee drafting data protection legislation has heard.

11 December 2020

US judge blocks more Trump TikTok restrictions

The district judge who initially prevented the Trump administration from banning TikTok from US app stores has blocked more of the government’s restrictions against the Chinese app.

08 December 2020

Data Governance Act formalises EU data-sharing plans

A proposed new EU law designed to stimulate large-scale data sharing across the bloc is being heralded as the biggest step in data regulation since the GDPR.

26 November 2020

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