The UK Online Safety Bill was proposed by the UK government to establish a new regulatory framework to tackle harmful content online and usher in a new age of accountability for tech companies. The bill will impose a duty of care on companies that offer user-generated content, in addition to search engines, to protect users

On 10 February 2021, the EU Member States agreed on a position for revised rules on the privacy and confidentiality of electronic communications, which allows the Council presidency to start discussions with the European Parliament on the final text of the planned ePrivacy regulation.

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The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) has extraterritorial reach, meaning that many organisations based outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and the United Kingdom (in the case of the UK GDPR) must comply with GDPR obligations for personal data processing activities which fall within the territorial scope of Article 3 of

As work-from-home (WFH) arrangements become more prevalent, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong has issued three guidance notes for the handling of personal data connected with WFH arrangements.

An employer’s legal obligations as a data user are no different in a WFH arrangement than those in an office environment. However, the circumstances around

On 30 December 2019, the Cyberspace Administration of China, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Public Security and State Administration for Market Regulation jointly released the Measures for the Identification of Illicit Collection and Use of Personal Information by Apps (“Measures ”). The Measures set out negative examples relating to the collection and

Governments and public health authorities around the world have been working to find a solution to the question as to how to ease lockdown restrictions which have been introduced to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic without overburdening their health systems.

Some governments have been thinking about or have already been gradually lifting lockdown