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Podcast: Ready, set, now go GDPR

Gabe Maldoff is a young guy. He graduated law school in 2015, got himself a fellowship at the IAPP's Westin Center, and then immediately went to work at London's Bird & Bird. And just as he was adjusting to life in the real world, the world itself was adjusting to what would be expected of it un...
ICO fines company 350,000 GPB for nuisance calls
The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office has fined Miss-sold Products UK Ltd 350,000 GBP for making 75 million nuisance calls over a four-month period. The ICO found the company violated the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations by failing to obtain consent before making the phone call...
Google removes addiction 'patient brokering' ads in UK
Following the discovery that online brokers targeted addicts in the U.K., Google announced it is globally removing such ads, The Sunday Times reports. Google said it would look for a “better way to connect people with the treatment they need.” Upon removal of the ads in question, searches including ...