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CJEU to hint at Privacy Shield, Brexit’s future next week

The Court of Justice of the European Union will next week give its opinion on “the agreement envisaged between Canada and the European Union on the transfer and processing of Passenger Name Record data”€ in Avis 1-15 . This will be the first occasion since Schrems  that the CJEU has been formally asked to consider transfers of personal data outside the EU.

Source: CJEU to hint at Privacy Shield, Brexit’s future next week

Everyone Should Have a Real Chance to Defend Their Anonymity

In the United States, everyone – even people accused of offensive conduct – has the right to communicate anonymously, and that right should never be infringed without due process. Our Constitution guarantees this, whether your speech is popular or distasteful.

Source: Everyone Should Have a Real Chance to Defend Their Anonymity

What Anthem’s Settlement Reveals About Future Data Breach Suits

Anthem’s decision to pay $115 million to settle a class action suit brought as a result of the 2015 data breach affecting 78 million people could lead to new questions about cybersecurity negligence.

Source: What Anthem’s Settlement Reveals About Future Data Breach Suits – WSJ

FTC shuts down Blue Global for sharing consumers’ loan-application data

The Federal Trade Commission said it halted the operations of Blue Global Media after the company earned millions of dollars by falsely promising to match them with low-rate loans.

Source: FTC shuts down Blue Global for sharing consumers’ loan-application data | VentureBeat | Business | by Kevin Kelleher

Facebook’s Small Print Might Be Next Big Antitrust Target

Facebook Inc.’s small print may be the next big thing in European antitrust as watchdogs home in on how the world’s biggest social network collects information from users that helps generate vast advertising revenues.

Source: Facebook’s Small Print Might Be Next Big Antitrust Target – Bloomberg

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