Original reporting from IAPP staff and contributed features from IAPP members.
CNIL releases 'DPO logo' for at-a-glance recognition
Cecile Martin and Pierre-Alexis Quéré
The GDPR, as opposed to the former French data protection law of Jan. 6, 1978, provides that in some situations a data protection officer must be appointed. In order to acknowledge the quality of the DPO designated by a data controller, the CNIL has recently released a DPO logo available for interna...
Irish DPC 'concerned' about Facebook data breach
Jedidiah Bracy, CIPP/E, CIPP/US
Reaction to news Friday that up to 50 million Facebook users were compromised in a data breach rippled through the privacy world over the weekend, prompting comments from the Irish Data Protection Commission, the U.K. Information Commissioner's Officer, Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Ed Markey, D-Mas...
Will new code of conduct satisfy MEPs?
Jennifer Baker
Facebook, Google, Twitter and other online ad giants in Europe have signed up to a new, voluntary code of conduct aimed at tackling disinformation online. The move, announced Sept. 26, comes as MEPs grow increasingly uneasy about potential disruption to next year’s European Parliament elections. Th...
The Intelligence Community: Who is who and what do they do?
Andrew Serwin, CIPM, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US and Neil Richards
There are any number of discussions on the news about intelligence gathering, the intelligence community, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, as well as many other agencies with three-letter acronyms. One of the problems is many people don’t know what these entities are, or what they actual...