Campaigner Max Schrems has criticised a determination by Austria’s data protection regulator that an online newspaper subscription offer complies with the GDPR.
Italy’s competition watchdog has fined Facebook €10 million over its use of consumer data, saying the social media giant misled its users.
Russia’s data watchdog has opened an administrative case against Google amid reports that the agency will be handed greater fining powers.
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.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati partner Cédric Burton and associate Rossana Fol analyse the European Data Protection Board’s long-awaited guidelines on the extraterritorial scope of the GDPR
The European Data Protection Board’s long-awaited GDPR extraterritoriality guidelines have confirmed that the regulation will only apply to non-EU organisations that target European data subjects.
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office and the Netherlands’ Data Protection Authority have separately fined Uber over a data breach it suffered and then concealed in 2016.
The International Advertising Bureau has disputed a suggestion by France’s privacy watchdog CNIL that its consent framework violates data protection rules.
Baden-Württemberg’s data protection authority has fined a German social media platform after a hack exposed user email addresses and passwords.