Privacy

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British royal Meghan Markle has launched legal proceedings against the publishers of the Mail on Sunday alleging a breach of data protection laws. The matter relates to a private letter the Duchess of Sussex sent to her estranged father, which was published by the tabloid in February.

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The "right to be forgotten" in EU law does not extend worldwide, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has determined. Answering questions referred from a French court considering a dispute between the national data protection authority and Google, the CJEU found tha

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Strict data protection laws are drawing medical research "to a halt", according to an umbrella group representing health research charities. Avril Kennan, chief executive of Health Research Charities Ireland (HRCI), told a conference that researchers are concerned by requirements to re-establish con

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The Data Protection Commission's landmark report on the Public Services Card (PSC) will not be published for at least another week. The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has said it will not publish the report until a "full consideration of the report is complete".

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Lawyers and opposition politicians have cast doubt on whether the flaws in the Public Services Card (PSC) scheme can be fixed through legislation. The embattled scheme was dealt a serious blow on Friday after the Data Protection Commission (DPC) said there was no legal basis to require the PSC to ac

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Social media giant Facebook has been asked to provide more information to the Data Protection Commission about its now-suspended practice of handing user audio clips to external contractors. Facebook is one of a number of Internet giants who have come under criticism for using contractors to review

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Facebook has been ordered to pay a record-breaking $5 billion penalty by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for privacy violations following an investigation into its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The FTC alleges that Facebook failed to safeguard user data from third parties and used t

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The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued a notice of its intention to fine Marriott International £99.2 million for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The proposed fine relates to a cyber incident which was notified to the ICO by Marriott in November

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Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the appointment of Brian Johnston as a partner in the firm's privacy and data security team. Mr Johnston works with companies to find solutions to their privacy and data protection problems. He helps organisations implement global privacy and data transfer prog

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