Amazon appeals record EU GDPR fine

(Oct 15, 2021) Amazon filed its appeal to the proposed 746 million euro EU General Data Protection Regulation Read More

FTC to discuss internet providers' privacy practices

(Oct 15, 2021) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Oct. 21 will Read More

Microsoft closes LinkedIn service in China, citing challenging compliance environment

(Oct 15, 2021) Microsoft is closing the version of its LinkedIn professional networking site that operates in China, The Wall Street Journal reports. LinkedIn said the deci... Read More

The top-5 most-read stories for the week of Oct. 11, 2021

(Oct 15, 2021) U.S. employers requiring disclosure of COVID-19 vaccination status is one of the hottest topics right now. IAPP Westin Fellow Taylor Kay Lively Read More

Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, Oct. 15, 2021

(Oct 15, 2021) About three weeks ago, the Quebec government signed into law their new private sector privacy legislation. I was waiting for them to publish it before writin... Read More

Footballers allege use of data violates GDPR, seek compensation

(Oct 14, 2021) A group of 850 football players are seeking compensation for their performance data being traded over the past six years and to receive an annual fee for any... Read More

Irish DPC receives 22% budget increase

(Oct 14, 2021) Ireland's Data Protection Commission announced the Irish government increased the regulator's budget by 4.1 million euros for 2022, giving the DPC 23.2 milli... Read More

Authorities launch Digital Regulation Cooperation Platform

(Oct 14, 2021) The Netherlands’ Authority for Consumers and Markets, Authority for the Financial Markets, Dutch Media Authority, and Data Protection Authority, Autoriteit P... Read More

NZ privacy commissioner outlines regulation of biometrics

(Oct 14, 2021) The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand published a white paper outlining how the Privacy Act covers the use of biometric technologies. Accordi... Read More

OAIC rules against convenience store's facial recognition

(Oct 14, 2021) The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner published a decision against the use of facial recognition technology by convenience store chain 7-Elev... Read More