Campaigner Max Schrems has criticised a determination by Austria’s data protection regulator that an online newspaper subscription offer complies with the GDPR.
A spokesperson for the UK government has said that a shift in policy to make greater use of bulk surveillance legislation does not mean that its investigative activity is set to increase.
Italy’s competition watchdog has fined Facebook €10 million over its use of consumer data, saying the social media giant misled its users.
The EU’s ePrivacy Regulation is now unlikely to be finalised until 2020 after facing fresh delays, observers say.
An Ohio federal court has thrown out a putative class action lawsuit against the state’s largest health system, after finding that alleged systematic security failures were insufficient for the case to proceed.
The Irish Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal in a businessman’s claim against the Irish national police for breaches of his rights as a data subject due to its “incompetent record keeping”.
Russia’s data watchdog has opened an administrative case against Google amid reports that the agency will be handed greater fining powers.
Diego Fernández, a partner at Marval O'Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires, compares Argentina’s new data protection bill to the legislation it is replacing.
The US deputy attorney general has drawn attention to the dangers of encryption technology in light of its use in the SamSam Ransomware cyber attacks.
Singapore’s data watchdog has criticised a local business for “excessive disclosure of personal data” in a social media spat with a former employee.