International Report - Issue 169
23 February 2021
PUBLISHER'S COVER NOTE
- Global data privacy laws 2021: Despite Covid delays, 145 laws show GDPR dominance
During 2019-20, the number of countries that have enacted data privacy laws rose from 132 to 145. Graham Greenleaf analyses the trends.
- Global table of countries with DP laws and bills
145 national data protection laws from Algeria to Uzbekistan and 23 bills from Belarus to Zimbabwe.
- Canada’s new Consumer Privacy Protection Act: Will it be ‘adequate’?
Colin Bennett from the University of Victoria discusses aspects of the Bill that may be significant for an EU adequacy assessment.
- Bermuda increases its presence
- Time for a US federal privacy law?
- CJEU’s AG publishes Opinion on cross-border cases
- Poland: significant GDPR fines
- Amazon accused of ‘manipulative design’
- Spain – new guidance on cookies
- Council of the EU takes position on e-Privacy
- DPAs: Clearview AI is mass surveillance of Canadians
- Italy’s DPA limits TikTok
- US FTC settles with Zoom
- Sweden approves Elanders’ BCRs
- Germany: €10.4 million fine
- Norway may fine dating app €9.6m
- Germany publishes new draft rules for cookies
- HK supports anti-doxxing law