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As a reminder of the transnational nature of online data collection-and the ever-expanding web of regulatory bodies stepping in to monitor how information is collected and used-Brazilian regulators announced that they had...more
The European Parliament and the Council adopted on 23 July 2014 a regulation on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the Internal Market (the "Regulation"). Before that, the Directive on...more
The European data protection authorities will be conducting a “cookie sweep” later this month, carrying out random spot checks on websites to assess for compliance with EU “cookie” laws. Businesses should therefore be...more
Changes Impacting Businesses that Process Personal Data in Russia -
On July 21, 2014, a new law Federal Law ? 242-FZ was adopted in Russia (Database Law) introducing amendments to the existing Federal Law “On personal...more
Back in July, President Vladimir Putin signed a law (Federal Law No. 242-FZ) that compels “data operators” to store Russian citizens’ personal data only inside Russia. Previously, Russian law allowed the storage of data...more
In a recent article published by Law 360, Proskauer litigation associate Courtney Bowman outlines how companies can make inroads in the e-commerce market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Although often overlooked,...more
On 1 January 2015, new rules will take effect to determine where intra-EU supplies of “digital services” to consumers will be deemed to take place for VAT purposes. This is a major change which will affect any person who...more
There has been an important development in Russian Data Protection Law.
On July 22, 2014 a new law amending the law on data protection and law on information was signed off by the Russian President and thus was...more
The Straits Times reported on 14 August that Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (the “Commission”) is investigating a complaint from a user that Xiaomi has breached the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”)....more
In the Google Spain “Right to be Forgotten” case, the ECJ held that Google must remove links to a newspaper article containing properly published information about a Spanish individual on the basis that the information is no...more
When precisely is a data controller lawfully permitted to process personal data?
If a data controller does not have the consent of a data subject to process his or her data, when does the “legitimate interest”...more
In an effort to meet one of the key objectives of the European Union's Cloud Computing Strategy - to develop model terms for cloud computing contracts, including service-level agreements - an industry working group that...more
It was widely reported yesterday in The New York Times and elsewhere that a sophisticated Russian crime ring was holding a massive cache of stolen Internet credentials. According to the private security firm Hold Security, a...more
The approval of technical standards introducing an RFID logo and a process for their data protection impact assessment required to comply with the EU Recommendation on RFIDs are expected to boost their usage in several fields...more
As mentioned in Giulio’s post some months ago, Italy implemented the EU Directive 2011/83 on consumer rights. The new provisions were added to the Italian Consumer Code, effective from 13 June 2014. Our team worked hard on...more
Ofcom has issued a call for stakeholder input on the emerging Internet of Things. The Internet of Things describes the inter-connection of multiple “things”, be they devices or sensors, that are able to communicate and share...more
Over the past decade, the EU has made significant technological and legal strides toward the widespread adoption of electronic identification cards. An electronic ID card, or e-ID, serves as a form of secure identification...more
Although no major legislative milestones for the EU Data Protection Regulation have occurred since March 2014 (see status update here), there has been some progress over the late spring and early summer of 2014. One key item...more
With no major legislative milestones since the March 2014 EU Parliamentary vote endorsing the LIBE draft of the new Data Protection Legislation, observers from outside the EU might understandably wonder whether the...more
Will it happen? Well, “if it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck then its probably a duck”. All the indications are that the Regulation will happen. We have to assume it will. This echoes the...more
Data protection issues for Google in Italy are not over. The Italian Data Protection Authority (DPA) has now challenged their privacy information notice requiring – among others – an express consent from users to their...more
Getting charged for $1000 worth of electronics that you didn’t buy. Seeing your credit score plummet for seemingly no reason.
These types of scenarios are potential nightmares for most of us, but they seem unlikely...more
On Monday 14th July, the European Commission issued its Recommendation for the principles that Member States should consider adopting for the further protection of the consumers of online gambling services.
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