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CCPA vs GDPR Comparison

In the last few years cybersecurity has evolved massively on a global basis as greater efforts are invested in protecting individuals, businesses and organizations from the threat of hacking. New legislation has been introduced in […]

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Amazon Facing EU Antitrust Investigation

The European Union’s Competition Commission has initiated an official antitrust investigation to ascertain if Amazon is using sensitive data, gathered from independent retailers who use its marketplace, in breach of EU competition legislation. The Commission […]

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Six Recommendations on Privacy Policies Released by Dutch DPA Following Investigation

Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA),  has published six recommendations for companies operating in the Netherlands. The agency says that these guidelines should be considered when drafting privacy policies. The Dutch DPA recommends […]

GDPR News

First GDPR Ruling Issued in German Courts

Last Monday (July 9) a German court, in the first decision applying the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ruled that data collection that exceeds what is necessary to achieve legitimate business purposes breaches one of the basic […]

GDPR News

GDPR hits Johnston Press Group Revenues

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation has been blamed for a 9% drop in the revenues of the Johnston Press Media Group. Johnston Press operates approximately 200 newspapers and websites across the United […]

GDPR News

Ghostery GDPR Email Breaches GDPR Rules

Ghostery, a privacy and security-related browser extension and mobile browser application, breached the newly introduced European Union GDPR Data Privacy legislation with the email it distributed to it’s users to advise them of changes in Data […]

GDPR News

New GDPR Compliance Tools Introduced by Facebook

Social Media giant Facebook has launched two new features to help businesses better protect people’s privacy and respond to privacy requests following the introduction of the new European Union GDPR legislation last week. The two […]