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NOYB goes to war on the cookie banner terror

On 31 May 2020, Max Schrems' organization, NOYB, launched a new campaign aimed at ending what they dramatically refer to as the “cookie banner terror.” The campaign was ...


AI & Algorithms (Part 3): Why the EU’s AI regulation is a groundbreaking proposal

On April 21, 2021, the European Commission published its bold and comprehensive proposals for the regulation of artificial intelligence. With suggested fines of up to 6% of annual...


AI & Algorithms (Part 2): The EU releases its new regulation on artificial intelligence

On 14 April 2021, the EU Commission’s long-awaited draft proposals for the regulation of artificial intelligence (AI) were leaked. The proposals, which are due to be formally...


AI & Algorithms (Part 1): The emerging regulatory environment

Algorithmic decision-making, and other forms of predictive tools have become embedded in our daily lives. AI is used to automate compliance processes in the financial services industry,...


ePrivacy update: Comparison of the three EU drafts

On 10 February 2021, the Council of the European Union (Council) agreed its negotiating mandate for the proposed Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (ePR), which will...


CJEU Advocate General reinforces the GDPR’s One Stop Shop

On 13 January 2021, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued an important opinion in the case of Facebook Belgium v...


EU seeks to bolster cybersecurity regulation with the introduction of NIS 2.0

On 16 December 2020, the EU released its proposed revisions to the existing Directive 2016/1148 on the security of network and information systems (NIS2).


Five conclusions from the UK ICO's British Airways fine

On 16 October the UK Information Commissioner (ICO) confirmed that it had imposed a fine of £20m on British Airways (BA) for infringing the GDPR by failing to protect the personal...


UK ICO issues new guidance on AI and data protection

On July 30 the UK ICO published new guidance on AI and data protection. The guidance is intended to provide organisations that are either using or developing artificial intelligence...

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