Article 29 Working Party Releases GDPR Guidance

Article 29 Working Party Releases GDPR Guidance on Consent

EU’s Article 29 Working Party (Working Party) adopted guidelines (Guidelines) on the meaning of consent under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Under...
SEC imposes $35m fine over Yahoo data breach

SEC imposes $35m fine over Yahoo data breach

Altaba, formerly known as Yahoo, has settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on claims that it misled investors about a 2014 data...

NIST Releases Cybersecurity Framework 1.1

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released the first major overhaul of its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure...
Primer on Facebook Privacy Settings

Primer on Facebook Privacy Settings

Facebook has come under some very harsh criticism after reports that a company called Cambridge Analytica gained access to the private information of more...
50 Million Facebook Profiles Harvested for Cambridge Analytica

50 Million Facebook Profiles Harvested for Cambridge Analytica

Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm that worked with Donald Trump’s election team and the winning Brexit campaign, harvested millions of US-based Facebook profiles...
Coincheck Hit With Massive Crypto Hack

Coincheck Hit With Massive Crypto Hack

Coincheck – one of Japan’s largest digital currency exchanges – pledged to provide a partial refund to the roughly 260,000 users affected by the hack on...
Schrems Can Sue Facebook in Austria, But Only as a Consumer

Schrems Can Sue Facebook in Austria, But Only as a Consumer

On November 14, Advocate General Michal Bobek released an opinion regarding Schrems v. Facebook Ireland (a separate action from the so-called Schrems 2.0, which deals...