News stories posted during November 2016

Government gives green light to GDPR implementation

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04/11/2016 by:

The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (CMS), Karen Bradley MP, told the CMS Select Committee on 24 October about her meeting at the Department for Exiting the European Union with the Secretary of State, and discussion about...

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German DPAs launch enquiry on international transfers to non-EU countries

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07/11/2016 by:

Ten German state and city level DPAs, coordinated by Bavaria’s DPA, have started a survey of 500 companies’ practices regarding international data transfers. The state and city level DPAs that are involved are: Bavaria, Berlin, Bremen, Hamburg,...

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ICO to remain as a single Commissioner agency

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09/11/2016 by:

The Triennial Review, launched in 2014 and published on 8 November 2016, recommends that the ICO should be restructured as a multi-member Commission to encourage a greater breadth of decision-making and accountability. However, the Government has...

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Russia blocks LinkedIn as a result of data localisation requirement

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18/11/2016 by:

In an unprecedented move, the Russian DPA, Roskomnadzor yesterday, 17 November, blocked access to the LinkedIn website in order to comply with a Moscow City Court ruling on 10 November. The court found that the company was in breach of the data...

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