The UK is now firming up what its data handling and privacy rules will look like post-Brexit. The lead item is an announcement of partnerships with countries that have lost "trusted partner" status in the EU, most notably the United States.
Germany's data protection authority has determined that Zoom's data transfers to the U.S. are in violation of the terms of the GDPR in light of the Schrems II ruling, and has issued a formal warning.
Germany's data protection commissioner tells German government organizations to shut down their official Facebook Pages by January 2022 or face potential enforcement action.
A recent decision by the European Commission has granted the UK the "adequacy" status needed for international data transfers to be considered legal under the terms of the GDPR.
After 12 years at the head of the Hamburg data protection commission, Johannes Caspar is stepping down. The privacy commissioner returns to academia disillusioned with the GDPR, calling it "broken" and lamenting infighting.
European Commission has approved a new version of the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) for data transfer agreements in line with the Schrems II decision.
The investigation is scrutinizing major cloud services that are widely used by EU agencies, such as Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure, to determine if they are GDPR-compliant.
Clearview AI's controversial facial recognition software is facing legal complaints in the EU challenging the troubled company on the basis of violating data protection laws by "scraping" websites.”
A permissioned blockchain like Hyperledger Fabric network provides more control over data to participants than public blockchain and data subjects have more command over their personal data.