Meta has issued statements indicating that a stoppage of EU-US data transfers would be "devastating" and could cause it to pull services from the region, even specifically naming Facebook and Instagram as products that could become inaccessible.
Council of Europe recently published a guideline on how to use algorithms and automation in algorithmic decision making while protecting human rights at the same time.
SOMI contends that Palantir could be participating in both knowing and unknowing privacy violations based on its involvement with "predictive policing" technologies.
European Commission announced an interoperability solution for decentralized coronavirus infection track and trace apps that relies on a gateway service to share information between EU countries.
Google recently won the court case over not applying ‘right to be forgotten’ rules globally. It defended the policy as a way to balance the right to personal privacy and the right to freedom of information.
More than just a facial recognition ban, the proposal calls for automated systems recognizing "gait, fingerprints, DNA, voice, keystrokes and other biometric or behavioral signals" to be kept out of all of the EU's publicly accessible spaces.