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CNIL cookie clampdown starts tomorrow

France’s data regulator will start enforcing its new cookies rules from tomorrow.

31 March 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

Brazilian data protection authority taking shape

Brazil’s nascent data watchdog has released its internal procedure rules, clarifying how the country’s young data protection law will be enforced in practice.

30 March 2021

EU-Korea data flows deal greenlit

The European Commission will publish a data adequacy decision for Korea in the next few months, following the conclusion of negotiations between EU and Korean officials.

30 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

Schrems “sceptical” about updated Privacy Shield talks

Senior EU and US officials have upped their efforts to create a new EU-US Privacy Shield, but Max Schrems has told GDR he’ll challenge a replacement if he considers it inadequate.

29 March 2021

Facebook: BrandTotal’s new allegations still don’t pass muster

Facebook has filed a motion to dismiss counterclaims by analytics firm BrandTotal in US federal court, as the two parties prepare to square off again in a data scraping dispute that bears resemblance to the long-running hiQ v LinkedIn litigation.

29 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

Massachusetts AG to receive Facebook app investigation information

The highest Massachusetts state court has ordered Facebook to disclose information about its extensive internal investigation of third-party apps’ data misuse to prosecutors.

26 March 2021

Therrien criticises Canada data law overhaul

Canada’s privacy chief has said much-needed reform to the country’s federal privacy legislation contains enforcement gaps and weakens the current framework’s accountability principles.

26 March 2021

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