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Vice

Zoom facing lawsuit for sharing data with Facebook

EDPS

Wojciech Wiewiórowski calls for EU digital solidarity against COVID-19

IAPP

Will complying with India's privacy law mean violating GDPR?

The Guardian

Will being healthy and living longer be worth the loss of privacy?

The Register

WHO: Track and limit movement of COVID-19 coronavirus carriers

IAPP

White Paper – 2020 Global Legislative Predictions

BuzzFeed News

VPN And Ad-Blocking Apps secretly collected data from millions of users

Infosecurity Magazine

Virgin Media could face hefty compensation costs over data breach

HM Government

UK outlines plans for data adequacy EU negotiations

UK Government

UK outlines framework for adequacy discussions

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

Gizmondo

Tinder new safety feature shares user data

Infosecurity Magazine

Thousands of UK Consultants Date Leaded Online

The CNIL

The right to be forgotten FAQs

11KBW Panopticon Blog

The Court of Justice of the European Union is always watching

The Institution of Engineering and Technology

Tech companies reject controversial facial-recognition startup

Sweedish DPA

Swedish DPA imposes a €7 administrative fine on Google

IAPP

Swedish DPA fines Google in RTBF case

11KBW Panopticon Blog

Supreme court ruling on international data transfers

Open Rights Group

Submission to ICO for consultation on Right of Access Guidance

ICO

Statement: Insolvency practitioners are to be responsible when dealing with personal data

ICO

Statement about online harms white paper consultation

Infosecurity Magazine

Sports retailer leaks 123M records

ZDNet

Smart speakers accidentally record you up to 19 times per day

Scottish Government

Scottish Parliament backs oversight of police use of biometric data

Ars Technica

Researcher ranks internet browsers on privacy

IAPP

Reconciling US export control law and Swedish privacy law

Open Rights Group

Public kept in the dark over data-driven political campaigning

The Guardian

Private companies tracking council web visitors on benefits and disability

The Guardian

Privacy groups concerned over social distancing tracking

Reuters

Pope, tech companies, call for facial recognition regulation

Digit

Police in Scotland to begin controversial roll-out of Cyber-Kiosk devices

The Guardian

Police in need of guidance to use data and AI tech

The Guardian

Police breached drink-driver rights by retaining his DNA

BBC News

Organisers of RideLondon apologise following data breach

11KBW Panopticon Blog

Oral processing under DPA98

UK Government

NHS to use data to target Covid-19 hot spots

Healthcare IT News

NHS Digital data opt-out scheme in England delayed

The Guardian

New year honours recipients exposed by Government

IAPP

New working group aims to tackle adtech

EDPB

New EDPB COVID-19 outbreak data protection statement

BBC News

Network Rail wi-fi provider data breach

Reuters

Mobile operators sharing data in Europe to coronavirus virus

The Guardian

Mobile industry considers tracking users globally

The Telegraph

Microsoft’s defends centralised NHS data centre amid privacy concerns

ZDNet

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

Infosecurity Magazine

Marriott discovers new data breach affecting 5.2m guests

The Guardian

London Met police begin use of live facial recognition technology

Infosecurity Magazine

Leaked Trade Report Details Outline UK-US Data Transfer Plans

BBC News

Keir Starmer campaign team accused of data breach

BBC News

Just Park data breach affects thousands

The Guardian

Jeff Bezos phone hacked by Saudi crown prince

IAPP

Is my dataset anonymized? A primer

Irish DPC

Irish DPC publishes annual report

Linklaters

In GDPR vs US discovery, non-US entities can’t avoid discovery

ICO

ICO Sandbox after six: blending privacy with innovation

ICO

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

IAPP

How to manage privacy risk under both the GDPR and CCPA

Reuters

How much is your data worth?

The Register

Housing association data breach

Infosecurity Magazine

Home Office breached GDPR 100 times

IAPP

Guidance for a cloud migration PIA

The Register

Government not currently planning to share UK patient data

Bloomberg

Google RTBF fine overturned by French court

IAPP

Global pandemic incites concerns about data-sharing overreach

Reuters

Germany preparing to launch Singapore-style coronavirus app

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

Future of Privacy Forum

FPF discuss privacy and pandemics

Infosecurity Magazine

FCA confirms data breach

Chronicle of Data Protection

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

European Commission

European Commission announce Data and Artificial Intelligence strategy

IAPP

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

EURACTIV

EU’s Thierry Breton defends COVID-19 mobile data acquisition

The Intercept_

EU Police planning network of live facial recognition databases

IAPP

ePrivacy proposal critics: Legitimate interest provisions not legitimate

EDPS

EDPS: Monitoring spread of COVID-19

EDPS

EDPS inquiry into 2019 European Parliament election activities closed

EDPS

EDPS discuss challenges and opportunities surrounding AI and Facial Recognition

EDPS

EDPS delivers its opinion on data protection for scientific research

Reuters

EDPB warns of privacy risks in Google, Fitbit merger

EDPB

EDPB Plenary Session 18

EDPB

EDPB Plenary Session 17

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

IAPP

Do we need something similar to Incoterms for data transfers?

Chronicle of Data Protection

Deadline Looming for California’s Data Broker Registration

11KBW Panopticon Blog

Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing LLP part 4

Digiday

Data Provenance set to become the transparency issue in 2020

ICO

Data Protection Day 2020

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

EU Council

Croatian presidency releases latest ePrivacy draft

EU Council

Croatian Presidency releases ePrivacy draft proposal

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

IAPP

COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

ICO

COVID-19 and data protection information for community groups

IAPP

Compare the Indian Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 v GDPR

Reuters

Chinese facial recognition technology identifies mask-wearers

WIRED

Can we ban targeted advertising?

IAPP

Brussels Court of Appeal overrules first DPA fine to a private company

The Hill

Brazil fines Facebook R$6.6M over Cambridge Analytica

ICO

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

DLA Piper

Belgian DPA reveals 5-year plan

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Belgian DPA Releases Direct Marketing Recommendation

Reuters

Avast to close down Jumpshot after data scandal

Reuters

Australian privacy regulator sues Facebook over alleged privacy breach

Vice

Antivirus collecting and selling browsing data of millions

IAPP

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

IAPP

Analysing the second set of modifications to draft CCPA regulations

EFF

Amazon Ring passes personal data to third-parties

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

Ad Exchanger

5 adtech pros discuss how privacy can change the industry in 2020

Open Rights Group

3 main political parties deny scale of personal data use

The Register

118 118 Money data breach

IAPP

11 drafting flaws to address in the upcoming GDPR review

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