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Uh oh! Facebook accused of breaching EU Privacy laws!
  • Gardere
  • European Union
  • February 12 2016

Reuters reported that the “French data protection authority on Monday gave Facebook three months to stop tracking non-users’ web activity without


By jointly tackling Facebook, French regulators set an example to large international digital media companies - First prominent enforcement measure after the Safe Harbor invalidation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • February 11 2016

On February 8 and 9, 2016, the French Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Prevention of Fraud (the 'DGCCRF') and the French


Ontario court develops new tort of “public disclosure of embarrassing private facts” in “revenge porn” case
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 10 2016

On January 21, 2016, Justice Stinson of Ontario’s Superior Court released his judgment in what is certain to become a significant decision in the


Safe Harbour 2.0: will the EU-US Privacy Shield stand up to scrutiny? February 2016
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • European Union
  • February 9 2016

A last minute deal was struck on 2 February 2016 between the European Commission and the United States, in an attempt to fill the void in EU-US data


European Court of Human Rights Rules Employers Can Read Employees’ Emails
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

Last month, the European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”), in the case of Barbulescu v. Romania, issued a ruling about the rights of employers to


"EU-US Privacy Shield” - a Safe Harbour mark II
  • Kingsley Napley
  • European Union, USA
  • February 9 2016

The European Commission and the USA have reached a political agreement on a new framework for EUUS data transfers: the "EU-US Privacy Shield". The


EU: ECJ privacy ruling not a green light for employer snooping despite media headlines
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • February 9 2016

A recent ruling of the European Court of Human Rights should be viewed as a reminder to employers to exercise caution before monitoring their


EU-US Privacy Shield: Still Awaiting Certainty
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 9 2016

Privacy activists across Europe raised their data protection banner following the announcement by EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender


The sinking ship of transatlantic data transfers
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • European Union, South Africa, USA
  • February 8 2016

International trade and modern day communication necessitates cross-border flows of personal information around the world. Social networks are but


Facial Recognition Suit Against Shutterfly Continues
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2016

The plaintiff in an ongoing litigation against Shutterfly Inc. recently sought class certification in the action he brought under the Illinois