Topic: Enforcement

ECJ rules on lawfulness of automated credit scoring

The European Court of Justice has said that a credit information agency’s loan scoring method constitutes automated decision-making that is only permitted under strict conditions.

07 December 2023

FTC argues Meta must face privacy order modifications

The FTC has urged the DC appellate court to reject Meta’s latest attempt to block an update of its $5 billion privacy order.

07 December 2023

TikTok latest big tech target for Hungary’s competition authority

Hungary’s competition watchdog has agreed TikTok’s commitments to reform its communications to users, having said the lack of clarity over the company’s data management practices constituted unfair commercial practices.

01 December 2023

Meta again attempts to block FTC enforcement

Meta has opened a second front in its bid to stop the Federal Trade Commission from altering its $5 billion Cambridge Analytica settlement with the company by arguing that the agency’s structure violates the US Constitution.

30 November 2023

Meta bid to block FTC enforcement shift fails

A federal judge has said he lacks authority to stop the Federal Trade Commission from altering its $5 billion Meta settlement.

28 November 2023

UK data protection "under serious threat," expert says

An expert has bemoaned the lack of momentum in UK data protection enforcement.

22 November 2023

FTC eases AI investigation process

The Federal Trade Commission has allowed its staff to issue information requests without prior authorisation in AI-related cases.

22 November 2023

EU authorities cast doubt on adtech model

Senior figures at European data protection authorities have suggested that even consent may not be a workable basis for targeted advertising, as Meta’s new ‘pay or OK’ strategy faces scrutiny.

21 November 2023

ICO takes action on cookies

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has warned some of the country’s biggest websites that they face enforcement action if they do not bring their cookie banners into compliance with the law.

21 November 2023

Court rejects X’s motion to axe FTC settlement

A judge has said a federal court cannot modify or terminate the Federal Trade Commission’s Twitter deal.

20 November 2023

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