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Norwegian GDPR fine struck down after investigation delays

Norway’s privacy appeals board has overturned a fine issued by the country’s data watchdog after finding it took too long to process a case – and said it would have reduced the penalty in any event.

12 November 2021

Transavia airline fined €400,000 over data breach

Dutch-headquartered airline Transavia has been fined €400,000 for failing to adequately secure the personal data of 25 million passengers.

12 November 2021

Italian Supreme Court clarifies pre-GDPR profiling definition

Italy’s highest court has confirmed that companies can be found to have conducted profiling even if they have not stored the personal data they used.

11 November 2021

Noyb files GDPR complaint against Grindr

Privacy non-profit noyb has lodged a complaint with the Austrian data watchdog against Grindr over an alleged breach of subject access request rules.

11 November 2021

Lloyd v Google: the judgment

Richard Lloyd’s loss of a groundbreaking class action against Google may be a bad day for lawyers and litigation funders, but the Supreme Court ruling may yet allow some other class actions to go ahead.

10 November 2021

Lloyd v Google: analysis and the future

The Safari Workaround judgment is sobering reading for claimants, but it could still be possible for them to fit their cases to the Supreme Court’s reasoning.

10 November 2021

BREAKING: Google beats Lloyd class action

The UK’s Supreme Court has shot down a groundbreaking opt-out data protection class action against Google – potentially killing multiple similar lawsuits pursuing alleged corporate data misconduct.

10 November 2021

Israel eyes reform as EU reviews adequacy decision

Israel’s government is considering a raft of amendments to the country’s privacy law that would include an expansion of its regulator’s enforcement powers.

09 November 2021

Future of AI regulation becomes GDPR battleground

MEPs have pushed back against assertions that new AI legislation will involve a reassessment of the GDPR’s accomplishments, arguing that the landmark legislation will still be relevant in the next phase of data regulation.

09 November 2021

Ninth Circuit deals NSO Group another blow

A US federal appeals court has blocked NSO Group’s foreign sovereignty immunity claims, paving the way for Facebook to move forward with its lawsuit against the company for allegedly hacking WhatsApp.

09 November 2021

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