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Belgian DPA publishes recommendation on GDPR record keeping obligation

End of last week, the Belgian Data Protection Authority published a recommendation on the records of processing activities. The full text of the Recommendation is available in French and Dutch on the website of the Privacy Commission.

Source: Belgian DPA publishes recommendation on GDPR record keeping obligation

Auto industry must prepare for 2018 data protection changes

The automotive industry must start planning and preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on 25th May 2018. The GDPR will affect all retailers and manufacturers who collect, store and process customer data – e.g. for promoting deals, sending MOT or service reminders or selling new products.

Source: Auto industry must prepare for 2018 data protection changes – Car Care Plan

Five Eyes Unlimited: What A Global Anti-Encryption Regime Could Look Like

Heads of the intelligence services of Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States – the “Five Eyes” alliance – met in Ottawa. The Australian delegation entered the meeting saying publicly that they intended to “thwart the encryption of terrorist messaging.”

Source: Five Eyes Unlimited: What A Global Anti-Encryption Regime Could Look Like | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Why We Need a Transatlantic Charter for Data Security and Mobility

Setting common guidelines for data flows is crucial both to protect the goods and services that already depend on big data and to support the next generation of productivity gains and business opportunities.

Source: https://www.chathamhouse.org/expert/comment/why-we-need-transatlantic-charter-data-security-and-mobility#

Telegram App Agrees to Register in Russia, but Not to Share Private Data

Pavel Durov, founder of the Telegram messaging app, agreed on Wednesday for his firm to be registered in Russia after coming under pressure from the authorities to do so, but said it would not share confidential user data with anyone.

Source: Telegram App Agrees to Register in Russia, but Not to Share Private Data – The New York Times

Ransomware Virus Hits Computer Servers Across the Globe

A ransomware attack hit computers across the world on Tuesday, taking out servers at Russia’s biggest oil company, disrupting operations at Ukrainian banks, and shutting down computers at multinational shipping and advertising firms.

Source: Ransomware Virus Hits Computer Servers Across the Globe – The New York Times

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