Region: United Kingdom

Prismall appeals Google/DeepMind loss

Andrew Prismall is seeking to appeal against a High Court judgment that dismissed the last surviving post-Lloyd v Google class action.

11 July 2023

Greenberg Traurig sued over Cambridge Analytica acquisition

Cambridge Analytica’s owner has accused Greenberg Traurig of causing the loss of the $19 million it paid to buy the consultancy.

06 July 2023

Meta hits back at UK targeted advertising claim

Meta has denied that it has any obligation to stop processing the personal data of activist Tanya O’Carroll for targeted advertising purposes.

20 June 2023

TikTok fights UK children’s data fine

TikTok has filed an appeal against a £12.7 million (€14.5 million) penalty issued by the UK privacy regulator over claims the platform unlawfully processed children’s data.

19 June 2023

Equifax judge unpersuaded by novel trial split

A High Court judge overseeing data breach claims against Equifax has expressed dissatisfaction with the parties’ proposed approach to trial, and said that the number of potential claimants is likely to be much lower than had been initially anticipated.

12 June 2023

UK and US reveal adequacy agreement plans

A planned UK-US data bridge is set to allow for the free flow of data between the two jurisdictions, including an apparent provision tying the agreement to the incoming EU-US Data Privacy Framework.

09 June 2023

Detail of UK Stability AI litigation emerges

Getty’s High Court data scraping litigation against Stability AI claims the image generator breached its rights on multiple grounds, with the litigation also set to represent the rights of contributors whose content is distributed by Getty.

07 June 2023

Labour government to push for stricter UK AI rules

A Labour government would introduce more stringent AI regulation, including licences for foundation models and more centralised oversight, the party’s head of digital has said.

06 June 2023

Catching up on cookies: regulatory guidance outside the EU

Morrison Foerster partner Alja Poler De Zwart and of counsel Marijn Storm compare key cookie regulation concepts in EU and non-EU countries.

05 June 2023

ICO independence worries MEPs

Brussels lawmakers have expressed concern that the UK’s data framework overhaul could undermine the ICO’s independence.

24 May 2023

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