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Data Protection News: September 2019

September's data protection news: ● Erase and rewind: new CJEU case-law on right to be forgotten ● CJEU: cookies still in the limelight ● The scope of the right to access ● Romania: NIS Directive transposed ● EU: upcoming case-law & ePrivacy update ● Guidelines and reports from EU data protection authorities ● Cases and decisions from EU Member States…

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…

Facebook fined with the maximum amount by the Information Commissioner’s Office

Information Commissioner's Office has fined Facebook with the maximum amount allowed prior to GDPR (£500,000), after finding "serious breaches of data protection law" between 2007 and 2014. This is related to the previous business model of Facebook that gave app developers access to the personal data not only of the app users, but also their friends (even if they were…