data protection

Europe set to join the facial recognition debate

With more authorities demonstrating they cannot be trusted to act responsibly or transparently, the European Commission is reportedly on the verge of putting the reigns on facial recognition.

Irish data watchdog defends its GDPR actions

The Irish data protection regulator has unveiled a progress report on GDPR on the first anniversary of the rules, perhaps defending itself from a perception of inaction.

Europe sailing towards conflict over China 5G

Germany is drafting rules to allow Chinese companies to participate in the 5G bonanza, while the European Commission is thinking of banning them. Something’s got to give.

Cisco calls for US GDPR rollout

In a move which might make the networking giant quite unpopular on the US side of the pond, Cisco’s Chief Legal and Compliance Officer Mark Chandler has called for a US version of GDPR.

GDPR net starting to get very wide

Eight months after the introduction of GDPR decisions are starting to emerge from the first complaints. The breadth and depth of the complaints is starting to look revolutionary for the digital economy.

France fines Google for being vague

The French regulator has swung the GDPR stick for the first time and landed it firmly on Google’s rump, costing the firm €50 million for transparency and consent violations.

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