Author: Olya Vasylyk

Creator and editor of TechGDPR’s weekly Digest. Postgraduate masters Diploma in Data Protection, Digital law and Management. Over a decade Olga previously was a broadcast journalist in Ukraine and France specializing in international affairs.

Weekly digest November 29 – December 5, 2021: Data volunteerism, cookie deluge, remote clinical trials, starling murmuration & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress The EU Commission approved the political agreement reached between the EU Parliament and EU Member States on a European Data Governance Act. Three-way negotiations have now concluded, paving the way for final approval of the legal text. The Data Governance […]

Weekly digest November 22 – November 28, 2021 “Privacy, DP, and Compliance news in focus”

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress The EU Parliament Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee has adopted its position on the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The document sets not-to-do rules for companies with “gatekeeper” status and significant market capitalization in the EU, (online intermediation services, social […]

Weekly digest November 15 – November 21, 2021 “Privacy, DP, and Compliance news in focus”

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress The Council of Europe strengthens its legal arsenal on disclosure of electronic evidence between governments and with service providers. A Second Additional Protocol to the “Budapest Convention“ will extend the rule of law further into cyberspace. As of today, the […]

Weekly digest November 8 – November 14, 2021 “Privacy, DP, and Compliance news in focus”

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress The EU commission warned Belgium about failing to ensure full independence of its data protection authority. The Commission considers that Belgium violates Art. 52 of the GDPR, which states that the data protection supervisory authority shall perform its tasks and […]

Weekly digest November 1 – November 7, 2021 “Privacy, DP, and Compliance news in focus”

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes China’s Personal Information Protection Law, PIPL, came into effect on November 1. It largely blends  the EU (GDPR) and California (CCPA) privacy rules for the handling of personal and sensitive information, including different legal bases, as well as general principles for data […]

Weekly digest October 25 – October 31, 2021 “Privacy, DP, and Compliance news in focus”

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress The Administrative Court of Dusseldorf clarified a non-retroactive applicability of the GDPR. In 2016, charges were brought against the plaintiff, a decades-long civil servant for the police and secret services, for tax evasion followed by an alleged disclosure by the […]

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