By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson Following on from my previous article, the Financial Times are reporting that they have seen a draft decision from the European Commission which finds that the UK does have adequate data privacy protections in place. The decision, which the FT suggest is expected to be approved some time this week, would … Continue reading EU/UK Data Flows – An Update
By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson Introduction With a Brexit Trade and Cooperation deal now announced, topics such as fishing, free trade and the level playing field have dominated the headlines. There has been little coverage of the agreements and implications for data flows between the UK and EU. An interim agreement on data has been reached, … Continue reading EU/UK Data Flows – The Brexit Deal Implications
By: Tristan Jenkinson Last month, the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications for the Government of Pakistan issued a draft Data Protection Bill for consultation. You can get a copy here. This draft follows a previous draft issued in 2018 (also available from the above link). The contents contain many of the same concepts that … Continue reading The Pakistan Personal Data Protection Bill 2020 (PPDPB) – Released for Consultation
By: Tristan Jenkinson Background Last week, the Irish Data Protection Commission (“DPC”) announced that they had launched an inquiry into “Google’s processing of location data and transparency surrounding that processing”. You can see the press release here and read more from Reuters here. This is not the first involvement that the DPC have had with … Continue reading Hey Google, Where’s My Location Data?