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Taking the Biscuit: Cookies, Online Privacy and GDPR 0

On 1 April last, The Irish Times reported on the results of its investigation, based on research compiled by Danish firm CookieBot, on the use of tracking technologies on the

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Complying with GDPR in time was the best thing for mailing list owners who wanted a long-term future 0

It was obvious to everyone that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) threatened the mailing list industry in a profound way. Since the new legislation was implemented in May 2018,

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Microsoft’s GDPR Compliance Under European Investigation Following Office Data Claims 0

A Microsoft spokesperson reached out to us and offered a statement about the investigation. The company does not go into detail but says it is committed to the privacy of

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GDPR Business Benefits Beyond Just Compliance 0

It’s been nearly a year since GDPR came into effect. A recent article by Cisco outlined the results of a benchmark study related to how prepared the world was for

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Oops! Almost a year in and ICO staff haven’t been handed a GDPR privacy notice yet 0

Data watchdog: All our staffers are ‘aware’ of policies… The UK’s data protection regulator has failed to follow its own advice, admitting a privacy notice for its own staffers –

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WATCH: Facebook faces “eye-watering” GDPR fine for sharing personal data with third parties 0

A data breach affecting millions of Facebook users “may become the defining moment of GDPR”, according to an expert in data protection law. The latest scandal to engulf the social

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EU to check for GDPR violations in Microsoft’s contracts with EU institutions 0

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), the European Union’s data protection watchdog, has started an investigation into Microsoft’s contracts with EU institutions. The investigation will focus on the contracts EU

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WATCH: Facebook faces “eye-watering” GDPR fine for sharing personal data with third parties 0

A data breach affecting millions of Facebook users “may become the defining moment of GDPR”, according to an expert in data protection law. The latest scandal to engulf the social

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GDPR has driven improved cyber resilience, says UK government 0

In its latest annual cybersecurity breach survey, carried out in the final three months of 2018, the government asked 1,566 UK businesses if they had experienced cybersecurity breaches or attacks

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GDPR’s Territorial Scope Holds New Surprises For U.S. Service Firms 0

The international scope of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) continues to hold surprises. According to this law’s Article 3, even when a company doesn’t have a physical presence in

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