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FB suffers legal blow in EU court

04/10/2019(0)
Facebook on Wednesday was dealt a major blow in the EU’s top court, which ruled that national courts in Europe can order online platforms to remove defamatory content worldwide. ... Read More
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From trash to treasure: the growing illegal waste trafficking market

20/09/2019(0)
It’s well known there’s always two sides of a story, if not more, but we all agree that waste management is an important issue as waste has a huge ... Read More
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Brexit latest: EU nationals to be granted right to stay in UK for three years in case of no-deal Brexit

06/09/2019(0)
Britain’s government has abandoned plans to end freedom of movement for European Union citizens immediately after a possible no-deal Brexit and will instead return to an earlier policy of ... Read More
General Data Protection Regulation

Facial recognition use triggers GDPR fine

30/08/2019(0)
Sweden’s Data Protection Authority has issued its first fine for violations of the European Union’s General Data Protection regulation after a school launched a facial recognition pilot program to ... Read More
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Facebook to pay $5 billion over the company’s privacy policies

29/07/2019(0)
The Federal Trade Commission approved a record $5 billion settlement Wednesday with Facebook over the company’s privacy policies. Shares of Facebook were down slightly following the announcement, but turned ... Read More
General Data Protection Regulation

General Data Protection Regulation shows results, but work needs to continue

25/07/2019(0)
Just over one year after the entry into application of the General Data Protection Regulation, the European Commission has published a report looking at the impact of the EU ... Read More
General Data Protection Regulation

Apple faces investigation over GDPR compliance

04/07/2019(0)
Apple’s main regulator in the European Union, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman ... Read More
General Data Protection Regulation

UK is higher than most among EU jurisdictions in notifying regulator on GDPR breaches

14/06/2019(0)
UK is higher than most among EU jurisdictions in notifying regulator on GDPR breaches, but “just in case” says law firm. The first year of the General Data Protection Regulation ... Read More
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The EU countries that granted the most residence permits for non-EU citizens

29/05/2019(0)
At the end of 2017, there were 20.3 million valid residence permits granted to non-EU citizens permitting them to reside in one of the European Union (EU) Member States. ... Read More
General Data Protection Regulation

$63 Million in fines imposed since GDPR Law went into full effect

16/05/2019(0)
GDPR: Europe Counts 65,000 Data Breach Notifications So Far European privacy authorities have received nearly 65,000 data breach notifications since the EU’s new privacy law went into full effect. ... Read More
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