Notes from the Asia-Pacific region, 3 Dec. 2021

(Dec 2, 2021) Hearty greetings, privacy pros! Over the last two years, the world as we know it went through some drastic changes as the COVID-19 pandemic forced us... Read More

The EU's DMA and DSA: Why this should be of interest to privacy pros

(Dec 1, 2021) At the recent IAPP Data Protection Congress 2021 in Brussels, Editorial Director Read More

Impacts of EU's DMA, DSA on privacy matters

(Dec 1, 2021) A flurry of draft digital regulations are under consideration by EU institutions. Privacy professionals are tuned in on a majority of these proposals and alr... Read More

Biden administration to hold privacy-focused forums

(Nov 30, 2021) The U.S. National Telecommunication and Information Administration is set to host listening sessions on the interplay a... Read More

Navigating privacy amid the holiday shopping frenzy

(Nov 24, 2021) The online shopping surge this time of year, and the many deals associated with it, more often than not involve shoppers having to sacrifice their privacy in... Read More

Privacy for the holidays

(Nov 24, 2021) Holiday season is upon us, and so are the promotional emails, sponsored ads, refer-a-friend discounts, and, of course, influencer suggestions. Scroll. Swipe.... Read More

Confusion about the meaning of 'Schrems II' impedes global data flows

(Nov 23, 2021) There is a difference between assessing the adequacy of a third country’s laws and assessing impediments in a third country to enforce contracts. The Europea... Read More

CNIL releases its own privacy maturity self-assessment model

(Nov 23, 2021) France’s data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés Read More

Irish DPC reports on children's data processing consultation

(Nov 19, 2021) Ireland's Data Protection Commission released submissions to its public consultation on draft guidance on appropriate children's data processing. The DPC not... Read More

Op-ed: Voter lists are a major risk to personal privacy, safety

(Nov 19, 2021) In an op-ed for the National Post, retired attorney and Canadian Jewish Community Forum Member Hal Joffe and Privacy and Access Council of Canada President S... Read More