Data privacy

Clearview agrees to stop private sector database access

Clearview AI will no longer allow private entities and individuals to purchase or use its facial vectors database as part of a settlement.

12 May 2022

Copyright and data sharing biggest challenges to AI development, experts say

AI developers need to better understand not only how to access training data, but also the extent to which it can be shared with other organisations, a GDR conference has heard.

11 May 2022

Cross-functional teams key to future-proofing adtech data practices

The adtech industry needs to look beyond current regulatory frameworks and create cross-functional teams to meet the expectations of their customers and regulators, a GDR conference has heard.

11 May 2022

High demand could shield data privacy lawyers from tough economy

Even a possible economic downturn isn’t likely to disturb the hot demand for data privacy attorneys, according to recruiters and industry observers.

11 May 2022

EU court rejects anti-fraud office lawsuit

The General Court has rejected a lawsuit that claimed the European anti-fraud office had breached data protection rules for EU institutions by issuing a press release about an investigation involving the claimant.

10 May 2022

German antitrust regulator overstepped by invoking GDPR, Meta tells ECJ

A Meta lawyer has told the European Court of Justice that Germany’s antitrust regulator had no jurisdiction to issue a GDPR-based finding that the company abused its dominant position on the social media market by collecting and processing data without consent.

10 May 2022

Dutch ombudsman rejects money mule data deletion request

The Dutch financial services ombudsman has ruled that banks are permitted to keep the personal data of fraudulent customers, albeit for a shorter time than for other instances of personal data storage.

09 May 2022

Slovenian court finds covid processing decrees unconstitutional

The Slovenian constitutional court has held that the processing of personal data carried out as part of the government’s response to the covid pandemic interfered with the fundamental right to the protection of personal data and must be provided for by law.

09 May 2022

Court upholds Spanish football league GDPR fine

Spain’s national high court has confirmed the data regulator’s €250,000 fine against La Liga for recording audio to combat piracy without proper user consent, after the company appealed the watchdog's decision.

09 May 2022

ECJ set to clarify antitrust/data interface

The outcome of a European Court of Justice hearing tomorrow could increase tech giants’ exposure to European competition law – and answer questions about large companies’ ability to rely on consent to collect and combine personal data.

09 May 2022

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