Jul 232019
 July 23, 2019  Posted by  Business, Laws, Non-U.S., Online

Patrice Navarro of Hogan Lovells writes: On 19 July the French Data Protection Authority (the “CNIL”) published new guidelines on cookies and trackers. These replace the existing Recommendation No. 2013-378 of 5 December 2013, are intended to be in line with relevant GDPR provisions and have been produced in anticipation [Read More…]

Jul 212019
 July 21, 2019  Posted by  Business, Court, Online, U.S.

Scott Greenfield writes: The LA Times calls it “unprecedented,” which may be true in the sense that it’s never happened before. But the notion that corporations aren’t above the law isn’t entirely novel, and even the behemoths, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (“FIT”), must comply with a California state court order [Read More…]

Jul 172019
 July 17, 2019  Posted by  Business, Online, Surveillance, U.S.

Charlie Warzel writes: Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are always watching you — even when you’re browsing pornography websites in incognito mode. Trackers from tech companies like Google and Facebook are logging your most personal browsing details, according to a forthcoming New Media & Society paper, which scanned 22,484 pornography websites. [Read More…]