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 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…]

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 September 21, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Govt, Healthcare, Non-U.S., Surveillance

New Zealand’s Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has released the results of an Inquiry into the Ministry of Health’s disclosure of Covid-19 patient information to emergency services. The TL;DR version: the Ministry acted appropriately, but police who received the information and disclosed it, although only for a short time, acted inappropriately. [Read More…]

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 September 20, 2020  Posted by  Govt, Healthcare, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Farhat Nasim reports: Expressing concern over breach of data privacy, chemist body, All India Organization of Chemists & Druggists (AIOCD) recently moved comments and feedback on the Draft Health Data Management Policy with Indu Bhushan, CEO, National Health Authority (NHA). The draft policy was first published on August 26, 2020, [Read More…]

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 September 19, 2020  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Louise Freeman, Dan Cooper, Katharine Kinchlea and Tom Cusworth of Covington & Burling write: The English High Court has recently awarded damages in a data privacy case, with two features of particular interest.  First, the nature of the claim is more reminiscent of a claim in defamation than for data privacy [Read More…]