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The Verge

Zoom announces focus on fixing privacy and security issues

IAPP

Why this risk management best practice is not fit for digital innovation

Thomas Le Bonniec

Whistleblower alerts DPAs to Apple's Siri - she's still listening in

IAPP

What lives between data privacy and data governance? Better compliance

Econsultancy

What have we learned about GDPRs impact on marketing so far?

Harvard Business Review

Use your customer data to help them

The Guardian

UK police's facial recognition technology breaches human rights laws

Sky News

UK Government O2 location data to tackle coronavirus outbreak

Matt Hancock on Twitter

UK Gov: Coronavirus response exempt from GDPR

The Telegraph

UK drops NHS contact-tracing app for Apple-Google model

The Guardian

UK broke the law cooperating with US over two alleged Isis killers

EDPB

Twenty-third EDPB Plenary (held remotely)

EDPB

Twenty-sixth EDPB Plenary (held remotely)

EDPB

Twenty-first EDPB Plenary (held remotely)

EDPB

Twentieth EDPB Plenary (held remotely)

EDPB

Thirty-first EDPB Plenary (held remotely)

EDPB

Thirtieth EDPB Plenary (held remotely)

11KBW Panopticon Blog

The Court of Justice of the European Union is always watching

11KBW Panopticon Blog

Supreme court ruling on international data transfers

Open Rights Group

Submission to ICO for consultation on Right of Access Guidance

ZDNet

Smart speakers accidentally record you up to 19 times per day

ICO

Six data protection steps for businesses

Scottish Legal News

Scottish Police use of Cyber Kiosks raised with UN in human rights report

Scottish Government

Scottish Parliament backs oversight of police use of biometric data

Inside Privacy

Review of online targeting by the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

EDPS

Result of investigation into use of Microsoft solutions by EU institutions

IAPP

Reconciling US export control law and Swedish privacy law

IAPP

Privacy professionals play an essential role in preventing discrimination

ICO

Privacy considerations when combatting COVID-19 with personal data

IAPP

Preparing for Brexit: Are privacy pros ready?

Open Rights Group

Political accountability more important than ever

The Register

Online payments company logs web activity

Digiday

Online advertising suffering from an ‘identity crisis’ at annual IAB meeting

NOYB

NOYB alleges Google tracking violates GDPR

NHSX

NHSX contract-tracing DPIA

ICO

NHSX contact tracing statement plus Google & Apple initiative opinion

UK Government

NHS to use data to target Covid-19 hot spots

The Guardian

NHS in dispute with Apple and Google over contact-tracing

IAPP

New working group aims to tackle adtech

EDPB

New EDPB COVID-19 outbreak data protection statement

okta

Most people reluctant to give up data

Reuters

Mobile operators sharing data in Europe to coronavirus virus

ZDNet

Microsoft agrees not to "use your data for advertising or profiling"

The Guardian

Met Police remove hundreds of names from gangs matrix

The Times

Met Police remove almost 1,000 names from gangs matrix

IAPP

Managing data breaches in the cloud

Open Rights Group

Listen to your members over data rights

IAPP

Leverage your privacy program to manage brand reputation risks

BBC News

Keir Starmer campaign team accused of data breach

Irish DPC

Irish DPC publishes annual report

TechCrunch

Irish DPC probes Apple after complaint

Irish DPC

Irish DPA - How to Secure Cloud-Based Environments

ICO

ICO: what to watch out for when using video conferencing apps

ICO

ICO Statement about COVID-19 and mobile phone tracking

ICO

ICO Sandbox after six: blending privacy with innovation

ICO

ICO reveiwing NHSX contract tracing app DPIA

ICO

ICO publishes findings on mobile phone extraction by police

ICO

ICO publish Code of Practice to protect children’s privacy online

ICO

ICO issues COVID-19 workplace testing guidelines

ICO

ICO guidance to businesses collecting personal data for contact tracing

ICO

ICO consults providers of online services accessed by children

ICO

ICO Blog: Adtech - the reform of real-time bidding has begun and is set to continue

UK Government

ICO and SCC issue updated DPIA guidelines for surveillance cameras

IAPP

How to operationalise privacy by design

IAPP

How to manage privacy risk under both the GDPR and CCPA

IAPP

How to make your GDPR and CCPA data-management operational

IAPP

How to ensure you appoint an independent DPO

VZBV

High court in Berlin upholds GDPR complaints against Facebook

BBC News

Grandma ordered to remove Facebook photos under GDPR

Global Privacy Assembly

GPA publish latest newsletter

The Register

Government not currently planning to share UK patient data

Reuters

Google facing $5B class-action lawsuit over alleged user tracking

IAPP

Global pandemic incites concerns about data-sharing overreach

Inside Privacy

German Supervisory Authority publish new processor standard clauses

EURACTIV

German Federal Court tells Facebook to stop cross-platform data sharing

IAPP

GDPR’s interplay with the pharmacovigilance sector

IAPP

GDPR ushers in civil litigation claims across the EU

Pincent Masons

GDPR accountability principle integral to UK direct marketing code

Reuters

French court upholds €50 million Google data breach fine

EURACTIV

Facial recognition technology breaches GDPR

Reuters

Europeans should have control of their B-to-B data

Chronicle of Data Protection

European DPAs’ different views on COVID-19 and data protection

IAPP

Europe aims to take global lead with strategies on AI, data

EU Commission

EU sends draft Brexit treaty to UK

EU Commission

EU roadmap towards lifting of containment measures

IAPP

EU representative on 'How to operationalize Article 27' of the GDPR

Bloomberg

EU considering clampdown on digital assistants

EURACTIV

EU Commission considering options should ECJ invalidate privacy shield

Bloomberg

EU & US Regulators Target Children’s Privacy & Big Tech

IAPP

ePrivacy proposal critics: Legitimate interest provisions not legitimate

IAPP

Embedding data ethics into your ‘culture of privacy’

EDPS

EDPS Strategy 2020 to 2024

EDPS

EDPS releases opinion on European data strategy

EDPS

EDPS publishes 2019 annual report

EDPS

EDPS inquiry into 2019 European Parliament election activities closed

EDPS

EDPS discusses AI governance and supervision

EDPS

EDPS discuss challenges and opportunities surrounding AI and Facial Recognition

EDPS

EDPS delivers its opinion on data protection for scientific research

EDPB

EDPB publishes GDPR one-stop-shop registry

EDPB

EDPB Chair issues statement about COVID-19 outbreak

IAPP

EC calls for harmonisation, addresses data transfers in GDPR review

Inside Privacy

Dutch supervisory authority to investigate connected cars

WIRED

DuckDuckGo fighting Google over its dominance of user data

Irish DPC

DPC Report on the use of cookies and tracking technologies

TechCrunch

DPC launches new probe into Tinder

Reuters

DPC launches new probe into Google’s processing of location data

IAPP

Do we need something similar to Incoterms for data transfers?

Inside Privacy

Digital Health Resolution Endorsed by European Parliament

IAPP

Developing digitised solutions for customers? Here's what to think about

ICO

Data protection expectations on contact tracing app development

ICO

Data protection and coronavirus

Chronicle of Data Protection

Cybersecurity threats on the rise amid COVID-19 outbreak

Chronicle of Data Protection

Customer communications during the coronavirus

IAPP

COVID-19 response and data protection law in the EU and US

COVID-19 Round-up

COVID-19 privacy news (w/e 9th April)

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Open Rights Group

COVID-19 impact our privacy but not our right to know

IAPP

COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

Chronicle of Data Protection

COVID-19 checklist for IT service provider contracts

ICO

COVID-19 and data protection information for community groups

DLA Piper

Contact-tracing requirements for businesses

BuzzFeed News

Clearview AI sister company developing surveillance camera

The Register

Chrome can track you across Google sites using per-install ID numbers

Brave

Brave files formal GDPR complaint against Google

ICO

Blog: Don’t get caught out when it comes to pupil photos

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Belgian DPA Releases Direct Marketing Recommendation

Reuters

Australian privacy regulator sues Facebook over alleged privacy breach

IAPP

Are IP addresses personal information?

IAPP

Analysis of Cabinet of Japan's approved bill to amend APPI

TechCrunch

Adtech industry breathes a sigh of relief as ICO pauses RTB investigation

Irish DPC

Accountability through codes of conduct and certification

11KBW Panopticon Blog

A review of the law involving Coronavirus

EDPS

A quick-guide to necessity and proportionality

IAPP

5G to raise privacy challenges and opportunities

IAPP

3 reasons why Europe's connected vehicle guidelines matter

Open Rights Group

3 main political parties deny scale of personal data use

IAPP

11 drafting flaws to address in the upcoming GDPR review

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