Data Protection Day is celebrated each year on 28 January. It’s good opportunity to look at privacy landscape and its further development.
About data protection, privacy and cyber-security.
French data protection authority imposed on Google a GDPR fine in amount of €50 million. What can we learn from it?
People are more and more concerned about how their data is used. EU data protection authorities have received almost 100,000 complaints since EU GDPR is enacted.
Facebook’s users dropped in Europe and US Recently Facebook published latest (Q3) user and revenue update, having the overall users base drop (in Europe and US, mainly). While the drop of users, when compared to total numbers, is small, it is strong signal that users in Europe are not happy with some of Facebook’s practices. […]
Ireland’s data protection authority published guidance on the use of data anonymisation and pseudonymisation.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released best practice guidelines for vehicle cybersecurity. Guidelines are aimed to car makers and their purpose is to help improve car security. However, 22 pages document is non-binding – there’s no regulatory imperative requiring that car makers meet these standards. Full article and guidelines
UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published guidance on privacy notices under EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR introduces new requirements for controllers on notifying data subjects about processing of their data. GDPR requires privacy notices to be understandable and accessible. ICO’s guidance provides best practice on communicating privacy information to individuals. Access guidance
Yesterday (October 19, 2016) the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judgment in case Patrick Breyer v. Bundesrepublik Deutschland, in which court recognizes that dynamic IP addresses registered by websites are personal data. CJEU followed the Opinion of the Advocate General delivered earlier this year. In its decision CJEU concluded that […]
On September 23 the European Data Protection Supervisor (the “EDPS”) Giovanni Buttarelli published his opinion “Coherent enforcement of fundamental rights in the age of big data”. This opinion is part of an ongoing project, launched in March 2014 with the EDPS’ “Preliminary Opinion on Privacy and Competitiveness in the Age of Big Data”.It addresses the concern […]