Enforcement

What Google’s failed €50 million GDPR appeal means for the one-stop-shop

The judgment that ended Google’s French GDPR appeal provides some much-needed clarity on the one-stop-shop; organisations using data across borders in Europe should pay attention.

25 June 2020

GDPR two-year review finds work still to be done

A review of the GDPR two years on from its start highlights international data transfers and a harmonisation of enforcement as a focus for improvement.

24 June 2020

Law enforcement can’t compel people to unlock their phones, Indiana court says

In a judgment that splits from another US state, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that the Fifth Amendment protects people there from being compelled by law enforcement to unlock their phones to search for incriminating evidence.

24 June 2020

German antitrust decision threatens Facebook business model

Germany’s highest court has ruled that the country’s competition authority can enforce against Facebook on data grounds – in a decision with broad implications for the company’s business model.

24 June 2020

GDPR roundup: coronavirus concerns continue

Work continued apace across the continent over the past two weeks as data regulators issued fines, warnings and guidance – often focusing on coronavirus-linked data protection concerns.

22 June 2020

Google loses €50 million GDPR appeal

France’s highest court has fully backed a decision to fine Google a record-breaking €50 million under the GDPR.

19 June 2020

CNIL faces loss on cookie walls

Multiple European regulators have forbidden linking website access to the use of tracking cookies – but an adviser to France’s top administrative court has said the country’s data watchdog was wrong to ban the use of cookie walls.

16 June 2020

Airbnb agrees to share data with New York City

Airbnb has reached an agreement with New York City that the homesharing platform says will allow it to share hosts’ data in a more privacy-protective manner.

16 June 2020

Google faces €50 million CNIL appeal setback

France’s highest administrative court looks set to reject Google’s appeal against its record €50 million GDPR fine.

16 June 2020

Multimillion-euro Google right to be forgotten case escalates

Sweden’s data protection authority has hit back at Google’s appeal against a €7 million fine for failure to comply with delisting requests – in a dispute which may prompt the European Court of Justice to rule on the functioning of the one-stop-shop.

12 June 2020

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