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05/03/2017 European Data Protection Supervisor Joins Article 29 WP; Calls for Additional Changes to Proposed ePrivacy Regulation News

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05/03/2017 European Data Protection Supervisor Offers Advice on Privacy Shield Review and GDPR Preparation News

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05/01/2017 The challenge of complying with China's new cybersecurity law News

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04/27/2017 Irish Data Protection Commissioner: Companies should expect full financial penalties under the GDPR News

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04/17/2017 Sen. Richard Blumenthal announces "MY DATA" bill to restore online privacy News

US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) has introduced the "MY DATA" Bill to restore online privacy. The Bill also assigns jurisdiction over Telco Common Carriers to the FTC. 

04/17/2017 Process reforms already underway at FTC News

Acting Chairman Ohlhausen is streamlining agency processes and improving transparency.

04/17/2017 FTC blog post warns that FTC will enforce misleading Privacy Shield representations News

The FTC published a blog posting warning US companies that it will enforce misleading representations regarding participation in the Privacy Shield Program.

04/17/2017 UK ICO publishes "discussion paper" on profiling and automated decision-making News

Taking the lead as part of the Article 29 Working Party, the UK ICO has published a "discussion paper" addressing issues such as profiling and automated decision-making under the GDPR. A copy of the paper is attached.

04/15/2017 FTC approves final orders resolving allegations over the misrepresentation of participation in international privacy programs News

The FTC has announced that it has approved final orders with 3 companies that resolve allegationsn that they deceived consumers by misrepresenting their participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Cross Boarder Privacy Rules.

04/13/2017 Concerns about China security may wall off data transfers News

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