Tag: workers rights

Weekly digest March 21 – March 27, 2022: EU and US reach preliminary data transfer agreement, but experts have doubts

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: new EU-US data transfer deal, Digital Markets Act, China’s algorithmic rules The EU and US have announced a new preparatory data transfer deal, seeking to end the legal uncertainty in which thousands of companies found themselves after the CJEU threw out two […]

Weekly digest March 7 – March 13, 2022: can employees secretly record workplace conversations?

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official Guidance: workplace conversations, use of the cloud The Latvian data protection authority suggested when an employee could secretly record a conversation in the workplace to protect their interests, IAPP News reports. The regulator concluded that employees can secretly audio record their employer if […]

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 3 – January 9, 2022: CNIL fines Google and Facebook for making rejecting cookies difficult

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Enforcement actions: Google, Facebook, FreeMobile, Myheritage, credit assessment by mistake, access rights misconduct France’s data protection regulator CNIL has fined Alphabet’s Google a record 150 mln euros for making it difficult for users to refuse online trackers known as cookies. Meta’s Facebook was also […]

Weekly digest December 27 – January 2, 2022: Intelligent transport, Oracle and Salesforce court victory, the death of Blackberry, fan tokens

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: EU Intelligent transport, Oracle and Salesforce court victory, discriminating AI in DC, privacy in Ukraine The EU Commission revised its Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Directive to advance smart mobility. The aim is to stimulate the faster deployment of new, intelligent […]

Weekly digest December 20 – December 26, 2021: Facebook data transfer hustle, guide on Germany’s TTDSG, contactless payments, tech buzzwords 2021

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: Facebook data transfer hustle, Amazon fine halted, adequacy for South Korea Despite the CJEU twice declaring that the US does not offer sufficient protection for Europeans’ data from American national security agencies, Facebook, (Meta)’s lawyers continue to disagree, according to […]

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 […]

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