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DPO Newsletter: Data Protection & Privacy News (issue #28)

DPO Newsletter: Global Data Protection & Privacy News

We’ve compiled the latest in Data Protection and Privacy news for your convenience below.

1) Newly Published Documentation

  • The Data Protection Authorities for Hong Kong and for Luxembourg have each released their annual reports for 2020. Read the Hong Kong report → and the Luxembourg report →
  • The Federal Trade Commission (United States) issued a report on data processing by Internet Service Providers (ISPs). The report notably delves into consumer awareness of the extent of the data processing and sharing with third parties. It also studies the actual possibility of the consumer making choices surrounding their data. The report is available here →
  • The French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) has opened a public consultation on recommendations on the topic of updated password management. Access it here →
  • The Brazilian Data Protection Authority has joined the Ibero-American Data Protection Network (‘RIPD’), which notably has as a goal to promote the necessary regulatory developments. Read their press release here →

2) Notable Case Law

3) New and Upcoming Legislation

4) Strong Impact Tech

Other key information from the past weeks

  • On October 13th, 2021, the Australian Government has announced a Ransomware Action Plan.
  • While the Data Protection Authority of Luxembourg (the CNPD) has issued a €746M fine against Amazon Europe Core in July 2021, the company has now appealed the decision.
  • The French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) has published an article about alternatives to third-party cookies.

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