EU-Japan trade agreement not compatible with EU data protection
Wed 10 Jan 2018, 18:20

The EU and Japan have announced the conclusion of the final discussions on a trade agreement, the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

Insights about the first three years of the Right To Be Forgotten requests at Google
Tue 27 Feb 2018, 10:57

Blog post from Google that summarizes the key findings after two full years of application of the Right to Be Forgotten using categorised data, including practices and statistics on how Google is implementing the European Court’s decision.

Labour bought data on 1m mothers and their children
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 21:01

The British Labour party bought data on more than 1 million new and expectant mothers and their children from a leading baby club ahead of the 2017 general election. The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued a notice of intent to fine Emma’s Diary £140,000 for the infraction.

Facebook fined for data breaches in Cambridge Analytica scandal
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 21:07

Facebook is to be fined £500,000, the maximum amount possible, for its part in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the information commissioner has announced. The fine is for two breaches of the Data Protection Act. The Information Commissioner’s Office concluded that Facebook failed to safeguard its users’ information and that it failed to be transparent about how that data was harvested by others.