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European Union: Eastern And Northern Europe: The Law On Hidden Video Surveillance Of Workers 0

This article, originally published on the Society for Human Resource Management’s website on 6 March 2020, reviews the legal position on hidden video surveillance of employees in Eastern and Northern

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Privacy issues arise as governments track virus 0

Digital rights defenders are now raising the alarm over government-led emergency efforts to use personal data to curtail the spread of Covid-19. “We need to make sure it doesn’t lead

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United States: Privacy Considerations For Employers And Health Care Providers When Communicating About Coronavirus-Infected Individuals 0

This alert focuses on the ongoing and developing privacy issues that have arisen for employers and healthcare providers communicating about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Specifically, we will discuss the

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EPAM seeks to predict the future of connected cars and their impact on the auto industry 0

With the vast majority of drivers unaware of the amounts of data being harvested from their cars and how it will all be used, it is left to the EU’s

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European Data Protection Board Chair Issues COVID-19 Statement 0

On Monday, the Chair of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued a statement on the processing of personal data in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. In that statement,

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Understanding Data Encryption Requirements for GDPR, CCPA, LGPD & HIPAA 0

Take a proactive approach towards your organization’s security and compliance by gaining a greater understanding of current industry regulations for the GDPR, CCPA, LGPD, and HIPAA regarding encryption In this

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Virgin Media’s data incident worse than it looks? 0

With the prevalence of data incidents these days, it’s no longer much of a shock when a company is hit, the latest being Virgin Media in the UK. Perhaps what’s

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Federal Privacy Legislation Update: Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act of 2020 0

On March 13, 2020, Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kansas), Chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, introduced the “Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act of 2020” (the “CDPSA”). The

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Is This Google Chrome Problem A New Reason To Switch To Firefox? 0

Google’s Chrome browser still dominates the market, with over 2 billion users. But Chrome has come under increasing scrutiny over recent months, with some even ditching it altogether in favor

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Criteo Under Investigation By French Data Protection Authority 0

Retargeting giant Criteo is being investigated by the French data protection authority following a complaint by an international privacy group about the collection and exploitation of consumers’ data by adtechs.

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