Disputes

Northern Ireland GDPR case survives

A Belfast High Court judge has refused to strike out a GDPR claim against the publisher of a Northern Ireland newspaper, but expressed “misgivings” about its strength.

01 September 2021

Belgium's highest court confirms US data transfers under Schrems II

The Belgian supreme administrative court has upheld the validity of European data transfers to the US, following a complaint brought by unsuccessful bidders for a government contract.

01 September 2021

Clearview First Amendment defence fails

A Chicago judge has rejected Clearview AI’s argument that constitutional freedom of expression rights exempt its facial recognition system from tough Illinois biometric privacy laws.

31 August 2021

GDR launches ECJ Case Tracker tool

Subscribers can keep up to date with all GDPR-era cases referred to the EU’s highest court.

27 August 2021

ECJ Case Tracker

The GDR European Court of Justice Case Tracker allows subscribers to monitor all GDPR-era cases in the EU's highest court.

27 August 2021

T-Mobile class actions pile up after data breach

Following a cyberattack that exposed the personal information of millions of customers, the US mobile operator is facing 10 class action lawsuits.

25 August 2021

UK data breach claimants face more pressure

The market for low-value UK data protection litigation is in trouble, after a ruling undermined the viability of claims that are issued in court. Most claims are resolved long before courts get involved – but settlement strategies may also be unviable for claimant firms.

23 August 2021

UK GDPR lawsuit rejected in California

A San Francisco federal judge has refused to hear a UK GDPR-based class action against adtech company PubMatic, but the lead claimant's counsel plans to pursue the litigation in the English courts.

18 August 2021

Huawei accused of shifting Pakistani data to China

A subcontractor for a Huawei project in Lahore says the company made unauthorised transfers of Pakistani national security and personal data to China.

17 August 2021

CCPA Blackbaud data breach claims survive

A US federal judge has upheld a CCPA class action claim against Blackbaud, despite arguments that the law’s private right of action does not apply to the service provider.

16 August 2021

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