Global News Roundup — Jan. 15-22, 2018
Emily Leach, CIPP/E, CIPP/US
The government of the Czech Republic has announced it will ramp up efforts to complete legislation to enact the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Poland’s Ministry of Digitalization is a step closer to its GDPR enactment law. Qatar has issued an extension for compliance with the country’s data ...
The Privacy Advisor Podcast: Ready, set, GDPR
Angelique Carson, CIPP/US
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...
Website accused of posting obituaries without consent
St. John’s lawyer Erin Best has filed a class-action lawsuit against Afterlife, a website charged with collecting obituaries and posting them without families’ consent, CBC News reports. The lawsuit accuses the website of violating the Copyright Act, as the material it posts includes written obituar...