How laws, regulators, and gatekeepers are reshaping digital advertising

Since the first banner ads, the world wide web has largely run on ads. To fund online services, the digital advertising industry collects detailed information about billions of people. But substantial change is imminent.  New laws targeting digital advertising  The ePrivacy Regulation, a long-awaited update to the EU’s rules on direct marketing and cookies, [...]

By |2024-05-30T08:02:03+01:0027th May, 2024|Biometric, Digital Age, DPO, Governments, News|

India is updating its data protection bill 

In recent weeks, India's legislators passed a data protection law that outlines how technology companies handle users' data. The Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 gives government authorities powers to request information from firms and issue directives to block content based on the recommendations of a data protection board appointed by the federal government. [...]

By |2023-10-20T20:53:31+01:0029th August, 2023|Digital Age, DPO, Governments|

South Korea takes strong stance with regulatory actions against OpenAI and Meta

South Korea’s Personal Information Protection Commission has taken a strong stance against global tech giants OpenAI and Meta, highlighting the growing significance of data privacy worldwide.  In response to a data breach resulting in 687 South Koren users having their personal information exposed, South Korea’s Personal Information Protection Commision (PIPC) successfully fined OpenAI KRW [...]

By |2023-10-20T20:54:02+01:0026th August, 2023|Data Breaches, Digital Age, DPO, Governments|

UK’s NCSC publishes new Shadow IT guidance

On 27 July 2023, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) published a new guidance on what is collectively termed ‘Shadow IT’ to assist organisations in implementing appropriate risk management measures on ‘rogue devices and software’. The guidance helps organisations to pinpoint various types of activities that may be considered as ‘shadow IT’ within [...]

By |2023-10-20T20:54:39+01:0025th August, 2023|Cybersecurity, Digital Age, DPO, Governments|

The EU AI Framework

Start preparing your business for the EU Framework on artificial intelligence The EU Framework on artificial intelligence (AI), consisting of a regulation establishing harmonised rules on AI (the AI act), and a directive adopting non-contractual civil liability rules to AI (the AI Liability Directive) is expected to be adopted in 2024 or 2025. It [...]

2021 UN Resolution Right to Privacy in the Digital Age

What is the Resolution? On the 15th December 2021, the office for the High Commissioner of Human Rights presented the ‘Right to Privacy in the Digital Age’ report to the 48th session of the Human Rights Council. This followed a first attempt to protect the right to privacy online that was made in July [...]

By |2023-02-13T12:33:29+00:0013th February, 2023|Digital Age, DPO, Governments, International, Right to Privacy|
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