Analyst and Research Director: Privacy, Data Protection, Security at GRC World Forums.
This report will consider some of the high-profile and noteworthy decisions taken by DPAs and courts over the GDPR’s first three years of enforcement, and consider how some key provisions of the regulation have developed. The report will also look ahead to how the EU’s data protection landscape might evolve in the coming years.
The U.K. needs a new Information Commissioner to regulate data protection, privacy, and freedom of information law. The Sunday Times has tipped John Edwards, New Zealand Privacy Commissioner, as the government’s top choice.
Could “commercially available” location data originating from Grindr really have been used to identify an individual? I asked Finn Myrstad, who helped file a data protection complaint regarding how Grindr shares user data.
The Austrian Supreme Court has referred a case against Facebook to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). The case has been dubbed “Schrems III,” as it’s the third CJEU reference involving Facebook and campaigner Max Schrems.
Yesterday, the Guardian’s Pegasus Project revealed how governments worldwide have used—or have considered using—the Pegasus malware to spy on journalists, lawyers, activists, and other innocent people.