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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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Sweden fines Google $8 million for right-to-be-forgotten violations and demands it keep websites in the dark 0

Sweden’s Data Protection Authority (DPA) has slapped Google with a 75 million kronor ($8 million) fine for “failure to comply” with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) after the internet

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How to delete yourself from the internet 0

What is the point of getting rid of social media if all of your data is left online after you’ve gone? Samuel Fishwick has taken up the harder-than-you-might-think challenge of

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Data Breach Enforcement in the UK and in the EU: Cross-Border Issues 0

Now that the GDPR has been in force for nearly two years, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), along with a number of other EU supervisory authorities, has begun to

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Making privacy work 0

Europe’s GDPR has been considered a trailblazer. But it turns out that interpreting it is difficult, and digital healthcare is where these difficulties manifest most. Since the European Union (EU)

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Fighting fake reviews: 72% of consumers want ‘GDPR-like’ fines 0

Almost three quarters (72%) of consumers feel the retail sector needs a new set of standards to combat fake reviews, according to new research. The study, conducted by digital marketing

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Polish School Fined for Collecting Student’s Fingerprints for Lunch Payments 0

A primary school in the city of Gdansk, Poland, has been fined $5,200 under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) after it was discovered it was collecting students’ biometric fingerprint

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The Belgian Data Protection Authority Publishes Recommendation Concerning Data Processing for Direct Marketing Purposes 0

On January 17, The Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) published Recommendation no 01/2020 providing Guidance on direct marketing. The Recommendation provides a methodology on how to comply with the General

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As medical records are stolen and shared, data protection faces a crisis of faith 0

Humans love being connected. Almost 4.5 billion of us — over half the world’s population — are now online, and the number keeps growing. Our phones, tablets, televisions, watches, fitness

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The Future (and Past) of Application Security and Encryption 0

The need for application security continues to rise to the top of developers’ priority list amidst an ever-evolving and expanding market landscape. Understanding the problem is the first step. Proactively

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