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Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has fined Meta €1.2 billion.

What, however, did the commission say in the case about using Art 49 derogations for transfers to the U.S.?

An overview:

Continue Reading Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, Meta and Art 49 Derogations: An Overview

The European Parliament has voted against a U.S. adequacy decision under the proposed EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework.


  • Bulk collection: The framework still allows for bulk collection of personal data
Continue Reading European Parliament Says No to Personal Data Transfers With US Under Current Rules

Why is the new noyb action against websites and data brokers regarding cookie-based authentication important for compliance with the new U.S. privacy laws?

Because they set out to equivocally confirm

Continue Reading To Best Comply With US Privacy Laws, It Can Be Helpful to Look to Europe

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has issued a long-awaited opinion on the EU-US Data Privacy Framework.

Here are some key takeaways:

The Commercial Part:

  • The scope of the exemptions
Continue Reading EDPB Issues Opinion on the EU-US Data Privacy Framework: Key Takeaways

“The times they are a-changin’,” Bob Dylan sang almost 60 years ago. And when it comes to consumers’ reasonable expectations of privacy, they are still a-changin.

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Continue Reading US Privacy Laws and Legislation: What You Need to Know