FTC Settles with Four Companies Falsely Claiming Current Participation in EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
201811.19
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FTC Settles with Four Companies Falsely Claiming Current Participation in EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

In September of 2018, the Federal Trade Commission filed complaints against four companies for falsely claiming to be certified under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, alleging such acts constituted deceptive acts or practices violating Section 5(a) of the Federal Trade Commission Act.  One company claimed on its website that it “complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy [S]hield framework”…

201811.08
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UK Information Commissioner’s Office Enforces GDPR Against Non-European Entity

The question of whether European data protection authorities will, in fact, seek to enforce the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on non-European entities has been answered.  The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued an enforcement notice (Notice) against a Canadian corporation with no EU operations, AggregateIQ Data Services Limited (AIQ). Canadian Company had Ties to…

China’s New Regulation on Cybersecurity Goes into Effect Today. Here’s What You Should Know.
201811.01
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China’s New Regulation on Cybersecurity Goes into Effect Today. Here’s What You Should Know.

China’s new cybersecurity regulation, Regulation on the Internet Security Supervision and Inspection by Public Security Authorities (the “Regulation”), takes effect today. The Regulation, issued by China’s Ministry of Public Security, allows China’s law enforcement (Public Security Bureaus, commonly referred to as “PSBs”) to enforce China’s Cybersecurity Law (“CSL”) by conducting onsite or remote inspections. Although…