Disputes

Skyscanner on the hook for Ryanair data scraping injunction costs

An Irish judge has ordered Skyscanner to bear some of its own costs despite winning a preliminary dispute about its allegedly illegal collection of Ryanair’s data, ruling that the travel agency was “non-forthcoming” about how it had obtained the data.

24 November 2020

Google Sweden delisting fine upheld but reduced

Google’s policy of informing website operators after delisting results breached the GDPR, a Swedish court has ruled.

23 November 2020

“Hugely significant” Google delisting ruling looms

A Swedish court is set to issue a decision that will have significant implications for right to be forgotten enforcement.

20 November 2020

LexisNexis faces new GDPR risk database lawsuit

Online gambling mogul and cryptocurrency enthusiast Calvin Ayre has sued a leading risk database for listing him as a politically-exposed person.

18 November 2020

NSO Group appeals for immunity from WhatsApp spying lawsuit

Israeli surveillance company NSO Group has appealed against a lower court’s decision that denied it sovereign immunity from WhatsApp’s claims that it spied on the platform’s users.

18 November 2020

Schrems attacks Apple tracker

Noyb has filed two complaints to European data protection authorities against Apple over its tracking technology.

17 November 2020

Analytics vendor: broad application of wiretap law would criminalise adtech

A US retailer and its digital marketing vendor are seeking to end a class action lawsuit that accuses them of intercepting consumers’ communications without their consent.

17 November 2020

Trump delays TikTok ban as legal battles continue

The US Department of Commerce will delay its orders prohibiting TikTok from US app stores pending the outcome of ongoing litigation with plaintiffs who seek to reverse the government ban.

13 November 2020

Multimillion-euro German fine slashed

A German court has heavily reduced a multimillion-euro fine issued last year against telecommunications company 1&1, in a decision that may dent German regulators’ confidence in their fine calculations.

12 November 2020

US court grants access to Capital One regulatory records

A US judge has granted plaintiffs partial access to regulatory records and other documents related to Capital One’s 2019 data breach, rejecting arguments by the bank and its regulators that the documents are privileged.

09 November 2020

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