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Privacy Tech: TrustArc acquires Nymity

TrustArc has announced the acquisition of Nymity, the latest major development in the rapidly evolving privacy technology marketplace. The deal will now bring together two of the most well-established vendors in the privacy space, both offering global privacy compliance and risk-management solutions...
EDPB publishes report on Privacy Shield review
The European Data Protection Board has issued its report on the annual EU-U.S. Privacy Shield review. Regarding U.S. participation, the EDPB commended the efforts of the U.S. Department of Commerce and Federal Trade Commission, but it found "a certain lack of oversight in substance" on the U.S. side...
ICO: Balancing data ethics, digital economy
U.K. Information Commissioner's Office of Technology Policy and Innovation Executive Director Simon McDougall discusses in a blog post considerations for data ethics in a growing digital economy. McDougall writes the EU General Data Protection Regulation can "continue to be relevant" with growing te...