In the news this week:
Joint paper of the Spanish data protection authority, (AEPD), and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) on hash techniques in data processing activities as a safeguard for personal data.
Trend Micro rogue employee exposes customer data.
Berlin’s data protection authority has fined German realtor Deutsche Wohnen €14.5 million for infringing GDPR privacy by design and data minimisation rules.
The number of data breach notifications received by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has increased roughly six-fold since mandatory data breach reporting rules went into effect.
The Polish DPA has imposed administrative fine of over PLN 201,000 (approx. €47,000) for obstructing the exercise of the right to withdraw consent.
Edward Snowden thinks even the EU’s Sweeping Privacy Law Is Too Weak.
Facebook reveals privacy flaw in Groups.
Massive Facebook document leak gives ammunition to investigators.
ICO Jobs microsite for UK’s data watchdog set hundreds of cookies without visitors’ consent.
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