Region: International

Data Changemakers: Caroline Wilson Palow

Privacy International legal director and general counsel Caroline Wilson Palow says transparency is the key to creating a productive dialogue between civil society and the private sector.

12 August 2022

Cybersecurity could be on the back burner in tough economy

As historic inflation continues and central banks across the globe raise interest rates, companies may look to pause their cybersecurity initiatives.

21 June 2022

Experts sound the alarm on data minimisation

The principle of data minimisation may have been forgotten in recent privacy-enhancing solution proposals, despite its potential to mitigate many of the harms caused by the excessively large amount of data collected online.

30 May 2022

The data privacy hurdles that could upend Musk's Twitter

Prospective new Twitter owner Elon Musk has aspirations for Twitter as a “digital town square”, but his vision could collide with the proliferation of new data protection rules.

29 April 2022

APEC launches global data transfer initiative

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is extending its data transfer certifications beyond its member countries and standardising some cross-border data flow complexities.

22 April 2022

Tech companies fear India’s data framework could harm business

International associations representing major global tech companies have expressed concerns over provisions in India’s draft data protection law relating to data localisation and the inclusion of non-personal data, citing concerns that these could hinder innovation and foreign investment.

03 March 2022

“Drowning in data”: survey reveals chief data officer challenges and priorities

Data fragmentation and complexity are the main barriers blocking organisations from making full use of their data, a survey says.

04 January 2022

New data protection standards to combat sport manipulation

The Council of Europe’s Convention 108 committee has adopted a new framework to protect privacy and personal data during efforts to tackle sport competition manipulation.

08 December 2021

EDPB clarifies GDPR data transfers

European data protection regulators have appeared to support the development of new standard contractual clauses for non-EU processing in draft guidelines that clarify personal data transfers under the GDPR.

22 November 2021

Indian Supreme Court orders Pegasus probe

India’s top court has ordered an independent investigation into the state’s alleged use of Pegasus spyware technology following reports that it had been used to target politicians, journalists and activists.

28 October 2021

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