Data privacy

Conflict at Belgian data regulator reaches parliament

A Belgian parliamentary committee is set to hear grievances leveled at David Stevens, the head of the country’s Data Protection Authority.

20 October 2020

IAB presses on with code of conduct efforts despite damning report

A leading adtech body is going ahead with code of conduct efforts for its transparency and consent framework, in spite of a recent regulatory report claiming it may not comply with the GDPR.

20 October 2020

Five key takeaways from the British Airways fine

The landmark British Airways GDPR fine contains a wealth of insight for data lawyers. GDR highlights key issues that practitioners and their clients need to know.

19 October 2020

Most EU-adequate countries still happy to transfer data to UK

The majority of the countries deemed adequate by the EU have told the UK government that they will not restrict their data flows to the UK, in spite of a looming Brexit deadline.

19 October 2020

Why the ICO British Airways penalty was slashed

GDR can reveal how British Airways persuaded the UK data regulator to cut a planned record-breaking £183.4 million (€204 million) GDPR fine by nearly 90%.

16 October 2020

US DOJ urges judge to allow Trump’s WeChat ban

A San Francisco district judge has told US Department of Justice officials that they will be hard-pressed to convince her to reverse a previous decision declaring the Trump Administration’s WeChat ban as a threat to the First Amendment.

16 October 2020

British Airways data breach fine cut to £20 million

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has finally fined British Airways over a data breach – but many millions less than originally intended and months after deadline.

16 October 2020

AT&T fighting to keep its data policies under wraps

Plaintiffs suing AT&T have argued the telecoms giant should release detailed information about reforms to its data policies as part of a long-running geolocation data sharing lawsuit.

15 October 2020

EDPB looks to ease consistency chaos

In a move addressing one of the primary sticking points in the enforcement of the GDPR, the European Data Protection Board has clarified how EU data regulators can object to decisions made by their counterparts in cross-border cases.

15 October 2020

Latest CCPA regulation tweaks aimed at making opt-outs easier

The California attorney general has released a third set of modifications to the CCPA regulations, including changes designed to make it easier for consumers to opt out from having their data sold to third parties.

14 October 2020

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