News

Snapchat sued after Apple privacy changes tank share price

A class action lawsuit says Snapchat misled investors about the impact Apple’s privacy changes would have on the company’s ad business.

15 November 2021

ICO faces new GDPR appeal

An appeals tribunal is set to hear another challenge to the UK data regulator’s first GDPR fine.

15 November 2021

Report reveals scope of booming spyware industry

As policymakers struggle to regulate an expanding private surveillance industry and prevent another Pegasus scandal, a recent report seeks to answer the important questions: just how big is the spyware sector, and who are the main players?

12 November 2021

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

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