Google confirms plans to move UK users’ accounts outside EU jurisdiction

By |februar 20th, 2020|data protection, GDPR, Google, News|

Google is planning to move its British users' accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under US jurisdiction instead, the company confirmed late on Wednesday (19 February).

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After Clearview AI scandal, Commission ‘in close contact’ with EU data authorities

By |februar 12th, 2020|artificial intelligence, Artificial Intelligence White Paper, biometric data, clearview AI, data protection, EU, Europe, facial recognition, GDPR, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The European Commission is in consultation with EU data protection authorities following the news that US technology firm Clearview AI has scraped more than three billion facial images from social media sites including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, wi...

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Twitter hit by ‘state-sponsored’ inauthentic behaviour

By |februar 4th, 2020|attack, data protection, News, phone data, Twitter|

Social media giant Twitter revealed on Tuesday (4 February) that its platform has been subjected to inauthentic coordinated activity which led to the matching of users' profiles with their phone numbers. The company says that the activity may have been...

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Google hit by Irish data protection probe

By |februar 4th, 2020|data protection, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Google, Ireland, Irish Data Protection Commission, News|

The Irish Data Protection Commission has announced that they have launched a formal investigation of Google due to concerns over the way the company processes user location data.

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UK to diverge from EU data protection rules, Johnson confirms

By |februar 4th, 2020|Brexit, data protection, EU, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, News, UK|

The United Kingdom will seek to diverge from EU data protection rules and establish their own 'sovereign' controls in the field, the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday (3 February). His comments came despite the EU affirming that the UK sho...

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European Data Protection Day: are EU citizens really protected?

By |januar 28th, 2020|data protection, Datenschutz, digitalisation, EU, European Data protection day, GDPR, News, Superrr Lab|

European Data Protection Day aims to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. However, according to Julia Kloiber, activist and founder of Superrr Lab, European data protection is deficient and it remains questionable if ...

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Indiscriminate data retention ‘incompatible’ with EU charter, ECJ says

By |januar 15th, 2020|Court of Justice, data protection, EU court of Justice, News, Privacy|

Cases of 'general and indiscriminate' data retention by EU national security authorities seriously interfere with the privacy protections enshrined in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, according to a non-binding opinion from the European Court of J...

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Europeans should control their B-to-B data, says EU commissioner

By |januar 8th, 2020|data protection, GDPR, News, Thierry Breton|

The United States and China are the world's leaders in harvesting and exploiting personal data and the European Union must make sure the same thing does not happen when it comes to business-to-business data, the new EU commissioner for the internal mar...

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ECJ opinion backs EU data transfer contracts

By |december 19th, 2019|data protection, EU, EU-US privacy shield, Facebook, Max Schrems, News, privacy shield, Standard Contractual Clauses, US|

The European Commission's standard contractual clauses (SCC), used for data transfers between EU and non-EU countries, are "valid", according to an non-binding opinion from an advocate general at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).

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Facebook, privacy activist Schrems battle nears end

By |december 18th, 2019|data protection, EU, Facebook, Max Schrems, News|

Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems’ seven-year battle against Facebook reaches a crucial point tomorrow (19 December) when an adviser to Europe’s top court will issue his view on whether tools used by companies to transfer data abroad are legal or not.

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