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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

Sky News

UK Government O2 location data to tackle coronavirus outbreak

Matt Hancock on Twitter

UK Gov: Coronavirus response exempt from GDPR

The Guardian

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

EDPB

Twentieth 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

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

IAPP

Reconciling US export control law and Swedish privacy law

IAPP

Preparing for Brexit: Are privacy pros ready?

Open Rights Group

Political accountability more important than ever

Digiday

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

UK Government

NHS to use data to target Covid-19 hot spots

IAPP

New working group aims to tackle adtech

EDPB

New EDPB COVID-19 outbreak data protection statement

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

IAPP

Managing data breaches in the cloud

BBC News

Keir Starmer campaign team accused of data breach

Irish DPC

Irish DPC publishes annual report

Irish DPC

Irish DPA - How to Secure Cloud-Based Environments

ICO

ICO Statement about COVID-19 and mobile phone tracking

ICO

ICO Sandbox after six: blending privacy with innovation

ICO

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

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 manage privacy risk under both the GDPR and CCPA

IAPP

How to make your GDPR and CCPA data-management operational

VZBV

High court in Berlin upholds GDPR complaints against Facebook

The Register

Government not currently planning to share UK patient data

IAPP

Global pandemic incites concerns about data-sharing overreach

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

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

IAPP

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

Bloomberg

EU considering clampdown on digital assistants

Bloomberg

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

IAPP

ePrivacy proposal critics: Legitimate interest provisions not legitimate

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 Chair issues statement about COVID-19 outbreak

Inside Privacy

Dutch supervisory authority to investigate connected cars

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

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)

COVID-19 Round-up

COVID-19 privacy news

Open Rights Group

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

IAPP

COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

ICO

COVID-19 and data protection information for community groups

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

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

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

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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