Lexology PRO | USA | 6 Feb 2023
A class action lawsuit has been filed against GoodRx over its sharing of users’ medication purchases and other sensitive information, seeking over $5 million in damages.
Lexology PRO | USA | 1 Feb 2023
Google has asked a major federal appeal court to reconsider a ruling that resurrected a COPPA class action against the company.
Lexology PRO | Africa, Asia-Pacific, Nigeria, etc. | 1 Feb 2023
Google faces a US lawsuit for allegedly monopolising the digital advertising market, WhatsApp is fined €5.5 million for targeted ad violations and Thailand issues language-related ad rules – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Ireland | 25 Jan 2023
Objections from Finland, France and Italy drove the EDPB’s order to the Irish Data Protection Commissioner to expand its investigation into WhatsApp.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France, Global, etc. | 23 Jan 2023
Twitter will launch an ad-free subscription service, the Irish DPC fines WhatsApp €5 milion for not allowing data subjects to opt-out of data processing, and 35,000 PayPal accounts are compromised in a cyberattack – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Ireland | 19 Jan 2023
The Irish Data Protection Commissioner has threatened more court action against the EDPB, after the European body again ordered the data watchdog to launch a further investigation into WhatsApp following a €5.5 million penalty.
Lexology PRO | France | 17 Jan 2023
France’s privacy regulator has fined Voodoo €3 million for processing user browsing habits without collecting consent – the latest in an ongoing series of tracker-related actions by the regulator.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, China, Finland, etc. | 16 Jan 2023
China enforces the first ever deep-fake regulation, Germany’s competition authority objects to Google’s data processing terms and France’s DPA fines TikTok €5 million for cookie-related issues – plus other key updates.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | France | 6 Jan 2023
On December 29, 2022, the French Data Protection Authority (the “CNIL”) announced that it imposed an €8,000,000 fine on Apple for violations of the…
Lexology PRO | France | 5 Jan 2023
France’s privacy watchdog has fined Apple €8 million for its targeted advertising practices – but the company plans to appeal.