PRO Compliance | European Union, Italy | 17 Nov 2020
Italy’s data watchdog ordering Vodafone to pay a €12.25 million GDPR fine marks an increase in the regulatory heat the company faces for its marketing practices.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Romania | 11 Nov 2020
Companies need to be able to demonstrate that individuals have actively consented to data collection, the European Court of Justice has found – concluding that Orange Romania could not properly obtain consent through pre-ticked boxes.
Gowling WLG | Canada | 1 Oct 2020
This chapter focuses both on the requirements for sending electronic messages under CASL and the requirements regarding express consent for the…
PRO Compliance | USA | 22 Sep 2020
A putative class action says Instagram taps users’ smartphone cameras to monitor them without their knowledge or consent.
PRO Compliance | Italy | 14 Jul 2020
The Italian data protection authority has continued its pursuit of telecommunications companies, issuing a fine of just under €17 million against telco Wind Tre.
PRO Compliance | Brazil | 10 Jul 2020
Microsoft has agreed to more transparent consent policies in a settlement with the São Paulo prosecutor’s office – ending a two year legal battle over the company’s compliance with Brazilian law.
PRO Compliance | Germany | 23 Jun 2020
Germany’s highest court has handed a major win to the country’s antitrust enforcer, ruling that Facebook must temporarily stop combining German users’ data on its platform with that gathered from its other services and third-party sites.
PRO Compliance | USA | 19 May 2020
US attorney general William Barr has called on Apple to make its devices accessible to government agencies, after announcing that the FBI gleaned information from a terrorist by unlocking his two encrypted iPhones without the company’s assistance.
PRO Compliance | Turkey | 13 May 2020
Turkey’s data watchdog has fined Amazon over a slew of consent infringements and lack of transparency in processing personal data.
Fisher Phillips | United Kingdom, USA | 1 Nov 2018
A recent study conducted by the National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHSTA) attributes 94 percent of serious automobile crashes to…