News stories posted during February 2019

Facebook’s conduct “exploitative abuse” says Germany’s competition regulator

11/02/2019 by:

Germany’s Bundeskartellamt, the national competition regulator, says that the extent to which Facebook collects, merges and uses data in user accounts constitutes an abuse of a dominant position, and it is imposing restrictions on Facebook’s...

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EDPB advises on Brexit implications for data transfers and BCRs

18/02/2019 by:

In the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK ICO would no longer be able to approve BCRs in cooperation with the other EU DPAs. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) advises that current BCR holders need to identify the new BCR Lead Supervisory...

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EDPS: Alternative business models are needed

26/02/2019 by:

Submitting his 2018 Annual Report to the European Parliament LIBE Hearing today, the European Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, said that the European Data Protection Board (EDPB), has had ‘excellent deliberations’ and will meet twi...

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