WhatsApp-Facebook privacy U-turn now being probed by EU data watchdog

A seismic shift in privacy policy by messaging app WhatsApp this summer, when it said it would begin sharing user data with parent company Facebook including for ad targeting, has now attracted the at

Privacy shield rejection highlights need for proactive corporate privacy approach

To anyone familiar with doing business in Europe, it really is no surprise that the European Data Protection Supervisor and the European Commission -- Referred to as the Article 29 Working Party -- re

European privacy watchdogs unhappy with draft EU-US data transfer deal

If you were under the impression that a new data transfer agreement had been locked down between Europe and the US -- to restore legal confidence in commercial data flows across the Atlantic -- think

EU-US Data Transfers Won’t Be Blocked While Privacy Shield Details Are Hammered Out, Says WP29

The Article 29 Working Party, the body made up of representatives of individual European Member States' data protection authorities (DPAs), has said today that it will not be taking enforcement action

Search Delisting Appeals ‘Working Efficiently’, Say European Regulators

The Article 29 Working Party -- the European body comprised of representatives from member states' data protection authorities (DPAs) -- has been considering how well the appeals process for the rtbf

Google.com Domain Should Be Covered By Search De-Listing, Say European Regulators

Google has kicked against it. Eric Schmidt was doing so in public only last month. But European regulators are now stipulating the so called 'right to be forgotten' ruling should apply to search resul