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    Facebook, privacy activist Schrems battle nears end on Dec 19

    Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' seven-year battle against Facebook reaches a crucial point on Dec. 17 when an adviser to Europe's top court ...
  2. The European Court of Human Rights found that previous court rulings had "failed to strike a

    Commentary: One year into the European GDPR, many firms are still not complying

    Just because your organisation resides outside the EU does not mean you don’t have to comply with the GDPR, says Synopsys’ Tim Mackey.
  3. FILE PHOTO: Logo of Google is seen at VivaTech fair in Paris

    Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google

    Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant ...
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    Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions

    Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status ...
  5. China implemented a controversial cybersecurity law on June 1 is largely aimed at protecting the

    Commentary: China’s great leap forward in data protection

    Policymakers in Beijing have moved forward in articulating a nationwide data protection scheme with implications for internet users, businesses, ...
  6. Britain's Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Jeremy Wright is seen outsi

    UK fines for harmful online content in line with GDPR - minister

    Britain will impose penalties that force tech companies to "sit up and take notice" if they do not do everything reasonably practicable to stop ...
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    Commentary: If only privacy agreements were readable. Most aren't

    The GDPR requires companies to use clear and plain language in privacy agreements, but readability remains a challenge, says Victoria University's ...
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    Irish data protection body says it is investigating Twitter GDPR breach

    Ireland's Data Protection Commission is investigating Twitter's compliance with GDPR obligations to implement measures to ensure the safety and ...
  9. EU flags are seen outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels

    EU urges US to nominate permanent data privacy ombudsman

    The European Union on Wednesday urged the United States to nominate a permanent ombudsman by the end of February to investigate complaints about ...