EDPB Explains Reasoning in Directing DPC To Strengthen Initial WhatsApp Decision

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. The Wavelength will transition to a subscription product early in 2022. Details to come. In the last issue, we looked at the €225 million punishment for WhatsApp levied by … Continue reading EDPB Explains Reasoning in Directing DPC To Strengthen Initial WhatsApp Decision

EDPB Issues Binding Decision on DPC’s €225 Million WhatsApp Fine

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. The Wavelength will transition to a subscription product early in 2022. Details to come. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and Ireland’s Data Protection Commission issued decisions that resulted … Continue reading EDPB Issues Binding Decision on DPC’s €225 Million WhatsApp Fine

EDPB Turns Down German DPA; Asks DPC To Investigate Facebook and WhatsApp’s Data Processing

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) denied a request by The Hamburg Commissioner for Data protection and freedom of information (the Hamburg DPA or the DE-HH SA) to force … Continue reading EDPB Turns Down German DPA; Asks DPC To Investigate Facebook and WhatsApp’s Data Processing

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (26 July 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Other Developments The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held its second monthly meeting and voted to change agency policy on two issues: the right to repair and mergers.In its press … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (26 July 2021)

Clarity On Who Is A Controller, Processor, and Joint Controller Under the GDPR, Part II

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Yesterday, I looked in to the first half of the European Data Protection Board’s (EDPB or Board) final guidelines on how to determine who are controllers and processors under … Continue reading Clarity On Who Is A Controller, Processor, and Joint Controller Under the GDPR, Part II

Clarity On Who Is A Controller, Processor, and Joint Controller Under the GDPR, Part I

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB or Board) issued final guidelines on how to determine who are controllers and processors under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Last September, … Continue reading Clarity On Who Is A Controller, Processor, and Joint Controller Under the GDPR, Part I

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (14 July 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. Other Developments The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) summarized the results of its most recent plenary session even though not all of the documents have yet been made available:During its plenary session, the EDPB adopted Guidelines on … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (14 July 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (24 June 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. Other Developments The Senate confirmed former National Security Agency Deputy Director Chris Inglis to be the United States’ (U.S.) first National Cyber Director. This position was created upon the advice of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) and … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (24 June 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (14 June 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want updates on global technology developments four times a week. Other Developments By a 68-32 vote, the Senate passed the “United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021” (S.1260), a bill that could result in more than $250 billion to fund United States (U.S) research and development … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (14 June 2021)