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Chronicle of Data Protection Blog

Articles: 1-10 of 149

Article 29 Working Party Sets Deadline to Address Privacy Shield Concerns

European Union, USA - December 11 2017 Hot on the heels of the European Commission's official review of the functioning of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, the Article 29 Working…

Russia Partially Releases 2018 Data Privacy Inspection Plans

Russia - November 28 2017 Two weeks ago, certain territorial divisions of the Russian Data Protection Authority, Roskomnadzor, published their 2018 plans for conducting…

U.S. Supreme Court Takes Microsoft Corp. v. United States in Law Enforcement Access Row

USA - October 23 2017 Last Monday, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in the Microsoft search warrant case, a case in which Microsoft challenged the U.S. government's…

Automated Decision-Making Under the GDPR - A Right for Individuals or A Prohibition for Controllers?

European Union - October 20 2017 The complexity of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is often alleviated by the guidance of regulatory authorities who contribute…

Court Trims FTC Complaint Asserting Deception and Unfairness Claims

USA - September 29 2017 Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed three of six claims the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) asserted…

UK’s Draft GDPR Implementation Law: The Starting Point

European Union, United Kingdom - September 27 2017 On September 13, the U.K. government introduced in Parliament the Data Protection Bill. The main aim of the bill is to implement the General Data…

Focus on Google DeepMind under the GDPR’s Lens

European Union, United Kingdom - September 18 2017 The Information Commissioner’s Officer (ICO) ruled, on 3 July 2017, that the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) had failed to comply with the…

European Court Proposes Criteria for Assessing Employee Monitoring Activities

European Union, Romania - September 8 2017 On September 5, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued a ruling in the case of Bărbulescu v. Romania that affirms employees’ right to…

European Court to France: DNA Database Violates Fundamental Rights

European Union, France - September 8 2017 The European Court of Human Rights decided on June 22, 2017 that France’s DNA database for convicted criminals disproportionately interferes with…

8th Circuit Affirms Standing as Barrier in Data Breach Class Actions

USA - September 7 2017 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has become the latest appellate court to enter the contested debate over Article III standing in data…