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Weekly digest March 14 – March 20, 2022: smart contracts, AI bias, password managers & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official Guidance: smart contracts, DPO, AI risk management, GDPR cooperation The Spanish data protection authority AEPD analyzed smart contracts. Smart contracts are algorithms that are stored in a blockchain and that execute automated decisions. The very nature of the smart contract, when applied to […]

Weekly digest February 28 – March 6, 2022: more EU websites to obtain compliant cookie banner

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: compliant cookie banner, CEO liabilities, litigation data, virtual currencies NOYB privacy foundation launches the second wave of complaints against deceptive cookie banners after the campaign first started last spring: “Another 270 draft complaints were sent to website operators whose banners […]

Weekly digest January 31 – February 6, 2022: UK international data transfer agreement imminent

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: UK IDTA, EU Clinical Trials Regulation, digital Surveillance & International law The implementation of the UK (post-Brexit) international data transfer agreement, (IDTA), stepped into its final stage after being laid before Parliament. If no objections are raised, the IDTA, the Addendum to […]

Weekly digest January 24 – January 31, 2022: GDPR jurisdictional reach, US surveillance laws, DP Engineering

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: GDPR jurisdictional reach, CNIL’s regulatory win over Google, CJEU case laws summary A recent UK Court of Appeal decision emphasizes the broad geographic scope of both the EU GDPR and the UK GDPR, but also ongoing uncertainty regarding the jurisdictional […]

Weekly digest January 17 – January 23, 2022: EU Digital strategy, smart transport and cities, AI taxonomy, Bluetooth security

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: EU Digital Strategy, IoT, biometrics policing program, US surveillance ads The EU Parliament moved on the implementation of the Digital Services Act, (part of the EU Digital Strategy), that regulates platforms for a safer online space for users. MEPs gave the green […]

Weekly digest January 10 – January 16, 2022: Does the use of Google Analytics by EU entities violate the GDPR?

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: Google Analytics case in Austria, EU Parliament, French health database, the Irish DPC The Austrian Data Protection Authority, the DSB, ruled that the use of Google Analytics violates the GDPR. Presented as evidence was a case where an IP address “anonymization” function […]

Weekly digest December 6 – December 12, 2021: Whistleblowers, gig-workers, cookiebots, software flows, DPIA for AI

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress The EU Whistleblowing Directive is due to be implemented into national law by 17 December. It requires all EU Member States to implement legislation obliging all companies with 50 or more workers to put in place appropriate reporting channels to […]

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 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 […]

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