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As the legal uncertainty in Europe clouding use of US cloud services cranks up, Google has responded by firing up its lobbying engines to call for US and European lawmakers…

As its data flows woes grow, Google lobbies for quickie fix to EU-US transfers

You can’t make access to your website’s content dependent on a visitor agreeing that you can process their data — aka a ‘consent cookie wall’. Not if you need to…

No cookie consent walls — and no, scrolling isn’t consent, says EU data protection body

Europe’s top court has ruled that pre-checked consent boxes for dropping cookies are not legally valid. Consent must be obtained prior to storing or accessing non-essential cookies, such as tracking…

Europe’s top court says active consent is needed for tracking cookies

The Dutch data protection agency has asked Microsoft’s lead privacy regulator in Europe to investigate ongoing concerns it has attached to how Windows 10 gathers user data. Back in 2017…

Microsoft’s lead EU data watchdog is looking into fresh Windows 10 privacy concerns

Cookie walls that demand a website visitor agrees to their internet browsing being tracked for ad-targeting as the “price” of entry to the site are not compliant with European data…

Cookie walls don’t comply with GDPR, says Dutch DPA

Google’s decision to share user data across Google services, revealed in an update to its policy back in March 2012, isn’t strictly kosher with Dutch privacy law, the Dutch Data…

Dutch Authorities Find Google Violates Its Private Data Protection Act