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FRANCE: New data protection law declared constitutional and ready for promulgation

France - June 14 2018 The French Constitutional Council has issued its ruling on June 12 regarding the new data protection law implementing the EU General Data Protection…

EUROPE: ECJ and responsibility for personal data processing on Facebook fan pages

European Union - June 13 2018 In June 2018 the European Court of Justice's Grand Chamber decided[1] on a long awaited case[2] regarding the responsibility of the administrators of…

Germany: First court decision on GDPR

Germany - June 6 2018 Only five days after the GDPR became applicable, the first German court, the Regional Court (Landgericht) Bonn (in a decision dated 29 May 2018, case…

FRANCE: New “data security kit” published by the ANSSI

France - June 1 2018 The French national digital security agency (ANSSI) has recently published a “data security kit” on the occasion of the entry into application of the…

FRANCE: First GDPR complaints lodged with the CNIL

France - May 29 2018 On May 25, the non-profit European Center for Digital Rights (known as nyob for "none or your business"), founded by Max Schrems, filed four, very…

FRANCE: The new data protection law under Constitutional review

France - May 21 2018 The newly adopted French data protection law is already challenged by Senators who requested a constitutional review the day after the new law’s…

FRANCE: New Data Protection Law has been Adopted

France - May 16 2018 Despite a lack of agreement between the Senate and the National Assembly, France has finally passed its new data protection law, 11 days prior to the…

Italy: Privacy law integrating the GDPR adopted, what to do?

European Union, Italy - May 15 2018 The Italian privacy law integrating the GDPR has been finalized by the Board of Ministers, unveiling unexpected surprises a few days before the 25th…

EU: domain names and whois information - changes afoot when the GDPR comes into force - get ready!

European Union, Global - May 14 2018 When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect across the EU on 25 May 2018, large amounts of WHOIS data will no longer be publicly…

INDIA: Data Localization - is it disruptive?

India - May 11 2018 Recently, India’s Central Bank, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) came out with a directive on April 6, 2018 related to “storage of payment system data”…