Feb 162020
 February 16, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Non-U.S., Workplace

Rhonda B. Levy and Barry Kuretzky of Littler write: Yenovkian v. Gulian, 2019 ONSC 7279 is a recent family law decision that is significant beyond the family law context, including in the employment law context.  In this decision, Justice Kristjanson of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recognized a new [Read More…]

Feb 162020
 February 16, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Laws, Non-U.S.

Jessica Belton reports: The Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali) last month issued a €27,802,946 fine to telecoms company TIM S.p.A for several GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) infringements and a lack of accountability. The unlawful practices, which occurred between 2017 and 2019, affected millions [Read More…]

Feb 142020
 February 14, 2020  Posted by  Business, Court, Non-U.S., Online

SBS News reports: The Federal Court of Australia has granted a Melbourne dentist an order which forces tech giant Google to reveal the identification of an anonymous online reviewer. The lawyer for a Melbourne dentist who received an anonymous online negative review has welcomed the decision by an Australian Federal [Read More…]

Feb 132020
 February 13, 2020  Posted by  Non-U.S.

Ulrike Elteste and Kristof Van Quathem of Covington & Burling write: On February 10, 2020, Germany’s Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI) launched its first public consultation procedure.  The consultation invites comments on a position paper of the BfDI which addresses the anonymization of personal data under [Read More…]