Features

New front opens in football data battle

A battle over valuable data about football matches is set to drag on for years, reflecting an uptick in non-personal data disputes in the sports industry.

09 April 2021

How to get vaccine passports right

Eduardo Ustaran, partner at Hogan Lovells in London, looks at how data protection law offers a path – not a barrier – to safe and secure vaccine passports.

01 April 2021

GDR Special Report: EU data reform - risks and opportunities

A raft of new European legislation will affect corporate data acquisition, use and security across the EU. GDR sets out what companies need to know.

31 March 2021

California’s data enforcer is already strapped for cash

Five board members have been named for California’s first data regulator, but one of the appointees has already raised concerns about a lack of resourcing.

30 March 2021

Cookies, cohorts and competition: the attention economy battleground

Digital advertising is becoming increasingly fraught. Will industry players feeling the squeeze be able to survive the threat of enforcement on the one hand, and Big Tech on the other?

29 March 2021

European data enforcers can’t make their fines stick

Nearly €80 million in fines levied by European data protection authorities have been dropped.

25 March 2021

UK data protection litigation analysis: the data and the gaps

GDR publishes the dataset that underpins its analysis of recent UK data protection litigation – and highlights how an opaque court system makes it tough to improve the data.

24 March 2021

Introducing the GDR Big Data Index

Aimed at providing insights on the market for data as an asset, GDR has created a weighted index tracking companies involved with adtech, AI, cloud storage, semiconductor manufacturing and other sectors related to big data.

22 March 2021

Big data thrived during a year of crises

Data has shown itself to be an increasingly valuable asset since covid-19 was declared a global pandemic one year ago, according to the GDR Big Data Index. Privacy laws, antitrust enforcement and other regulations could serve as headwinds in 2021.

22 March 2021

Searching for the exit: data considerations in early-stage investment

The days of ‘move fast and break things’ are long gone. Where fast-growing technology companies once prioritised growth and largely ignored collateral damage – including to data protection and privacy – today’s startups are taking a markedly more cautious approach to data risk.

22 March 2021

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