What 2019 holds for Facebook 0

Great news for Facebook: 2018 is over. Bad news: 2019 has begun. This year, the apologies will make way for accountability, and the talk of regulation will (potentially) turn to

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Technology Company Strikes $50 Million Settlement In Data Breach Litigation 0

On October 22, an email service provider agreed to pay $50 million to settle a class action in the Northern District of California related to a trio of data breaches

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Is the ICO fit for purpose? 0

The information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has serious questions to answer. The National Landlords alliance has written to her on behalf of its members and with respect to two specific complaints

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GDPR: the big data clean-up 0

Six months on from General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) coming into force in the UK, Caroline Parry examines the impact that the legislation has had on UK jewellery retailers. The

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GDPR Has Chilling Effect On EU Tech Funding: Study 0

EU technology firms have suffered double-digit declines in venture funding relative to U.S. companies since the GDPR took effect, according to Continental Telegraph, quoting a study conducted by Jian Jia,

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The harder the climb, the better the view 0

As the second largest oil exporter after Saudi Arabia, Russia is a hive for supermajors like Rosneft, Lukoil and Gazprom. Being one of the largest producers of crude oil, and

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Access to serious sexual crime victims’ personal information – how much is too much? 0

A blog by Deputy Commissioner James Dipple-Johnstone for police, the criminal justice system and victims’ support groups. Source: ico.org.uk

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ICO begins action against care homes for failure to pay new data protection fee 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has begun formal enforcement action against care homes that have failed to pay the data protection fee. Source: ico.org.uk

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London company fined after 14.8m spam texts sent 0

London-based firm Tax Returned Limited has been fined £200,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for sending out millions of unsolicited marketing text messages. Source: ico.org.uk

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Data protection and Brexit – ICO advice for organisations 0

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham sets out how the ICO is helping businesses prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit Source: ico.org.uk

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