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Data Protection News: Summer Edition 2019

This summer's data protection news: ● The battle for cookies - ICO and CNIL issue new guidance, but the trenches of online profiling are hard to control ● CJEU's Fashion ID – another case of joint controllers ● The pitfalls of relying on employee consent - a case from Greece ● New legislation in Romania wants to identify SIM card…

ECJ case to settle what should be common sense on cookie consent

This week ECJ Advocate General Maciej Szpunar issued his Opinion on the Planet 49 Case – a case dealing with issues which should have been sufficiently clear not to bother the Court in the first place. Namely, it is about (a) pre-checked boxes as means to collect consent for placing cookies and (b) if, under the ePrivacy Directive, the same…