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05/09/2017 2017 ESPC Semi-Annual Meeting Events

Join us for a full day of discussion on the tough issues facing our members.

04/17/2017 UK ICO publishes "discussion paper" on profiling and automated decision-making News

Taking the lead as part of the Article 29 Working Party, the UK ICO has published a "discussion paper" addressing issues such as profiling and automated decision-making under the GDPR. A copy of the paper is attached.

04/17/2017 Sen. Richard Blumenthal announces "MY DATA" bill to restore online privacy News

US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) has introduced the "MY DATA" Bill to restore online privacy. The Bill also assigns jurisdiction over Telco Common Carriers to the FTC. 

04/17/2017 Process reforms already underway at FTC News

Acting Chairman Ohlhausen is streamlining agency processes and improving transparency.

04/17/2017 FTC blog post warns that FTC will enforce misleading Privacy Shield representations News

The FTC published a blog posting warning US companies that it will enforce misleading representations regarding participation in the Privacy Shield Program.

04/15/2017 FTC approves final orders resolving allegations over the misrepresentation of participation in international privacy programs News

The FTC has announced that it has approved final orders with 3 companies that resolve allegationsn that they deceived consumers by misrepresenting their participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Cross Boarder Privacy Rules.

04/13/2017 Concerns about China security may wall off data transfers News

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04/13/2017 Article 29 Working Party publishes proposed guidelines for the GDPR's DPIA requirements News

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04/11/2017 The European Commission asks court to dismiss 2 cases challenging Privacy Shield News

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04/10/2017 Article 29 Working Party issues opinion on the ePrivacy Regulation News

The A29 Working Party has issued an opinion on the ePrivacy Regulation, urging that the Regulation be strengthened.