Notes from the IAPP Europe Managing Director, 16 Oct. 2020

(Oct 15, 2020) Greetings from Brussels! Late last week, we saw a steady trickle of French media reports that the CNIL had taken a fairly strong position calling for... Read More

CBP website advocates for Biometric Entry-Exit program

(Oct 15, 2020) U.S. Customs and Border Protection launched a website aimed at creati... Read More

‘Public cloud’ as default set for government agencies in NSW

(Oct 8, 2020) The New South Wales government introduced its new cloud strategy, including a “public cloud by default” principle for all government state agencies, ZDNet re... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Europe Managing Director, 2 Oct. 2020

(Oct 1, 2020) Greetings from Brussels! You may recall from last week’s notes my reference to the FT interview with Thierry Breton, EU commissioner for internal mar... Read More

An early recap of privacy in 2020: A US perspective

(Sep 28, 2020) Privacy, like everything else in 2020, was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Employers and governments have been required to cons... Read More

Recapping the state of privacy in 2020 thus far

(Sep 28, 2020) "Privacy, like everything else in 2020, was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic," Sidley Austin Partner Alan Charles Raul writes. "But COVID-19 was not the on... Read More

EU Cloud Code of Conduct creating new transfer mechanism

(Sep 16, 2020) The EU Cloud Code of Conduct General Assembly announced efforts to devise a new data transfer mechanism for cloud service providers in the wake of July's "Sc... Read More

Why the US should revamp the CLOUD Act following 'Schrems II'

(Aug 25, 2020) The much-anticipated "Schrems II" decision has been characterized as an “opportunity” to reshape the relationship between global data flows and national secu... Read More

Ever shuts down cloud photo storage app, citing increased competition

(Aug 25, 2020) Ever is shutting down its cloud photo storage app, TechCrunch reports. The company, which was accused last year of using customers’ photos to develop facial-... Read More

A roundup of recent data breaches

(Aug 25, 2020) Graphics search engine Freepik announced 8.3 million users were involved in a recent data breach, Read More