Sep 282020
 September 28, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Amy Borrett reports: The regulator tasked with policing Google in Europe is under pressure to prove it’s up to the job. The non-profit Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has written to Ireland’s Minister for Justice Helen McEntee to ask if the Ireland’s Data Protection Commission is capable of acting [Read More…]

Sep 242020
 September 24, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Govt, Non-U.S.

Clarity in Privacy reports: On September 22, 2020, Brazil’s Public Ministry of the Federal District and Territories filed the first public civil action based on the country’s General Data Protection Law (“Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados” or “LGPD”). According to the lawsuit, a company based in the city of Belo Horizonte [Read More…]

Sep 212020
 September 21, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Natasha Lomas reports: A dossier of evidence detailing how the online ad targeting industry profiles Internet users’ intimate characteristics without their knowledge or consent has been published today by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), piling more pressure on the country’s data watchdog to take enforcement action over what complainants contend is the [Read More…]