EDPB Releases Draft Guidelines On “Relevant And Reasoned Objection”

The EDPB seeks to define when a DPA would have criticism of a draft GDPR decision another DPA would need to heed. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has issued a draft of its construction of a key authority in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to guide and coordinate investigations that cross borders … Continue reading EDPB Releases Draft Guidelines On “Relevant And Reasoned Objection”

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (22 September)

Coming Events The United States’ Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced that its third annual National Cybersecurity Summit “will be held virtually as a series of webinars every Wednesday for four weeks beginning September 16 and ending October 7:”September 23: Leading the Digital TransformationSeptember 30: Diversity in CybersecurityOctober 7: … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (22 September)

Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (14 September)

Coming Events The Senate Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights Subcommittee will hold a hearing on 15 September titled “Stacking the Tech: Has Google Harmed Competition in Online Advertising?.” In their press release, Chair Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ranking Member Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) asserted:Google is the dominant player in online advertising, a business … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Developments, and Coming Events (14 September)

EDPB Steps Into Twitter Investigation

The body that consists of and oversees the EU’s DPAs will use its power under the GDPR to resolve  a dispute between agencies over the punishment for Twitter’s data breaches. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) will soon have the opportunity to use a key power for the first time since its inception in order … Continue reading EDPB Steps Into Twitter Investigation

Europe’s Highest Court Strikes Down Privacy Shield

The agreement that has been allowing US companies to transfer the personal data of EU residents to the US was found to be invalid under EU law. The EU’s highest court seem to indicate standard contractual clauses, a frequently used means to transfer data, may be acceptable. First things first, if you would like to … Continue reading Europe’s Highest Court Strikes Down Privacy Shield

Further Reading and Other Developments (4 July)

First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. Other Developments The Senate invoked cloture on the nomination of acting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Russell Vought to be confirmed in that role and will … Continue reading Further Reading and Other Developments (4 July)