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European Court Of Justice (ECJ) To Rule On Facebook's Data Transfer To The U.S.
The ECJ must now hear and rule on a significant data privacy complaint regarding the transfer of EU citizens' personal information to the US
7 Oct 2019
Facebook Releases Updated Disclosure Rules For Political Ads In Advance Of 2020 Elections
In a preemptive effort designed to enhance transparency for the upcoming 2020 elections, Facebook has announced that it will strengthen its digital advertisement program rules for political ads to increase disclosure ...
United States
24 Sep 2019
Canadian Competition Bureau Calls On Businesses To Provide Information On Anti-Competitive Conduct In The Digital Economy
Like regulatory agencies everywhere, Canada's Competition Bureau (the "Bureau") is grappling with the fast-changing digital economy and its implications for competition and innovation.
13 Sep 2019
Regulators Give Evidence On IT And Systems Failures
Representatives of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Bank of England recently gave evidence to the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee in relation to IT failures in...
13 Aug 2019
Another Surprising AI Application: Virtual Influencers
Have you ever heard of Miquela Sousa, Sophia the Robot or Shuda?
10 Jul 2019
FCO Orders Facebook To Offer Data Unbundling
On February 6, 2019, the German Federal Cartel Office ("FCO") imposed on Facebook far-reaching restrictions in the processing of user data.
7 Mar 2019
If you are not a gamer then you may not be aware of the existing internet cultural/sexism war or "Gamergating".
South Africa
9 Sep 2018
Social Media Policies
Having to fire an employee for something written on their website, Facebook page or blog is terrible for morale.
United States
21 Nov 2017
Social Media: The Opportunities And The Risks
Find out more about the latest social media/employment law cross-over case law, and the importance of having a social media policy in place, in my latest article for People Management
2 Nov 2017
Three Tips For Avoiding Social Media Conflicts
While most attorneys recognize the value of social media in promoting their practices, attorneys do not always apply the same level of care when using social media in a supposedly personal capacity.
United States
17 Jul 2017
Social Media: The Employer Strikes Back
The recent case of Plant v API Microelectronics Ltd should serve as a reminder to employees of the potential dangers of using social media to post comments about their employer...
26 May 2017
Qatar Strengthens Data Protection - Penal Code Amended
Qatar has recently published laws which further protect the rights and privacy of individuals.
22 May 2017
Tailoring Social Media Policies To Catch Pokémon Go
In our article published today in HR-inform we consider the key steps employers can take to make their social media and information technology policies more robust and mitigate the risks associated with staff playing Pokémon Go.
18 Aug 2016
…Gotta Catch 'Em All!
Last week's launch of the smartphone game "Pokémon GO" has swept the UK faster than you can say "gotta catch 'em all". The aim of the game is to explore surrounding areas and catch characters that are hiding in real-life locations.
27 Jul 2016
Common Advertising Mistakes
A substantial number of companies continue to find themselves repeatedly breaching the same CAP Code rules. The list below highlights: (a) common repeated offences that CAP continue to adjudicate; and (b) common problems...
31 May 2016
Evidence And Social Media: Notes From The Canadian Twitter Trial
On Friday, January 22, 2016, the Ontario Court of Justice released reasons in R. v. Elliott, 2016 ONCJ 35.
26 Jan 2016
When Does Using Social Media Become "Lobbying" Under New York State Law?
Recently, the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE), which oversees lobbying rules and regulations in New York State, published a Notice for Comment...
United States
12 Jan 2016
Expected Amendments To The Legislation On Personal Data: Requirement For "Localization Of Personal Data" In Kazakhstan
The growing number of cases of leaked personal data; concerns regarding "Internet surveillance" on the part of some states about nationals of other states – all these elements have set the scene for the initiation of a legislative requirement for "localization of personal data" in Kazakhstan.
9 Dec 2015
Africa's Burgeoning TMT Sector - Technological Change And Economic Growth
The National Intelligence Council identifies technological advancements as having a game-changing role within the global economy.
4 Nov 2015
The Slow Death Of EU Forum Shopping
Forum shopping (i.e. where businesses pick and choose the most privacy-friendly EU state to set up shop) has always been a somewhat unique side effect of EU data privacy law.
European Union
10 Aug 2015
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