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On January 13, President Obama visited the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center to announce a variety of legislative and administrative proposals, many of which were updates to his 2011 Cybersecurity...more
After the Italian term, the Latvian Prime Minister, Mrs. Laimdota Straujuma, took over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Prime Minister, during the debate before the European Parliament,...more
The EU Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has issued an Opinion on ‘Recent Developments on the Internet of Things’ (Opinion). The Opinion stresses the privacy and security challenges generated by the development of the Internet...more
The European Data Protection Supervisor published ‘Guidelines on data protection in EU financial services regulation’ (Guidelines) to be used as a “practical toolkit for ensuring that EU data protection rules are integrated...more
The Dutch data protection authority, College Bescherming Persoonsgegevens (CBP), released a cease and desist order requiring Google to pay €60,000 per day, up to a maximum of €15 million, for violating Dutch data protection...more
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released Consumer Policy Guidance on Intangible Digital Content Products (Guidance) for protecting online consumers of digital content....more
The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (Working Party) released a Working Document setting forth a co-operation procedure for issuing common opinions on “Contractual clauses” considered as compliant with the EC Model...more
The Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner of Personal Data (the “Commissioner”) ended 2014 with a special interest in mobile applications (“apps”)....more
The EFPIA Disclosure Code will, from 2016, require pharmaceutical companies to disclose details of payments and transfers of value made to healthcare professionals and healthcare organisations. The Code aims to promote,...more
In October 2013, we reported on the move towards a ‘One Stop Shop’ (OSS) approach to EU Data Protection.
The OSS principle aims to create consistency for international organisations to process personal data in multiple...more
The Russian Duma recently set a new deadline for companies to localise their data processing of Russian citizens on Russian soil, while the data protection authority published an order removing Hong Kong and Switzerland from...more
The European Commission’s work program for 2015 covers 10 actions for 2015, including a “connected digital single market” across the EU....more
BitStamp, one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges, suspended its services last week and asked customers not to make deposits following a security breach. On January 4, some of BitStamp’s “virtual wallets,” which permit customers...more
Privacy breaches and potential liabilities might increase as a consequence of the usage of drones that represent a massive resource in a number of different sectors, but might also trigger some “new” unexpected legal risks....more
FBI Director Comey delivered a keynote speech at the annual International Conference on Cyber Security this past Wednesday at Fordham University. In his speech, Director Comey discussed a number of organizational changes over...more
Although the restrictions for transfer of personal data outside of Hong Kong set out in section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (the Ordinance) are currently not yet in force, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner...more
Open access internet and free WiFi are ubiquitous. For many denizens of the mobilesphere, especially in urban environments, telephone networks are relics.
It’s therefore not surprising that the French Data Protection...more
While the last refrains of “should old acquaintance be forgot” fade away from New Years’ Eve celebrations, 2014 may be remembered as the year of the “right to be forgotten” in light of an EU privacy ruling last May. Below we...more
On 26 November 2014, the Article 29 Working Party adopted a working document on establishing a cooperation procedure for issuing common opinions on whether contractual clauses are compliant with the European Commission’s...more
Internet of Things regulators might have learnt an interesting lesson from Google’s decision to shut down Google News in Spain as a consequence of the coming into force of new publishing law. ...more
Last year at this time we looked forward to the APPs coming into effect (from 12 March 2014) and highlighted the Top 10 Things You Think You Know About Privacy But Don’t!. In September this year we highlighted the practical...more
Last week, the increased focus of national data protection authorities on the processing of personal data through mobile apps was again confirmed in an open letter from a group of data protection authorities....more
The USA Freedom Act was blocked in the Senate on November 18 when the sponsors could not obtain cloture, the 60 votes needed to shut down debate and obtain a vote on the bill. The bill addressed the limits of government data...more
With every swipe of a credit card this holiday season, consumers put their faith in the companies that process and store their information. Yet, it is no secret that data breaches are on the rise, hitting companies large and...more
On November 25, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) issued new data protection guidelines (Guidelines) to European Union policymakers and legislators in the area of financial services regulation. The EDPS’s stated...more
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