Feb 182020
 
 February 18, 2020  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S., Online

Dan Cooper, Paul Maynard and Jonathan Benjamin of Covington & Burling write: On February 4, 2020, the United Kingdom’s Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (“DEI”) published its final report on “online targeting” (the “Report”), examining practices used to monitor a person’s online behaviour and subsequently customize their experience.  In October [Read More…]

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

Saritha Rai reports: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok will have to reveal users’ identities if Indian government agencies ask them to, according to the country’s controversial new rules for social media companies and messaging apps expected to be published later this month. The requirement comes as governments around the world [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…]