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DATA PROTECTION WEEKLY

 

Data Protection Weekly 19/2022

Europen Union COREPER publishes final text for Digital Markets Act  The COREPER approved and published on 12 May 2022,  the final text of the provisional agreement for the DMA. This final text contains no further changes compared to the last amended version  from April 18. You can access the approved final text, here.   EDPB publishes its 2021 annual activity report The EDPB published on 12...

Data Protection Weekly 18/2022

European Union The EDPB and EDPS released a joint opinion on the Data Act The EDPS and the EDPB published on 5 May 2022, their Joint Opinion on the proposed Data Act. The institutions welcome the efforts made to ensure that the Data Act does not affect the current data protection framework. As the Data Act would also apply to highly sensitive personal data, the EDPS and EDPB urge the...

Data Protection Weekly 16/2022

European Union Digital Services Act  The final text is expected to be presented to the Council of the European Union's competition working party April 28. European Parliament announced the creation of a taskforce dedicated to the investigation on the Pegasus spyware The European Parliament announced the inaugural meeting of an inquiry committee dedicated to investigating the potential use of...

Data Protection Weekly 15/2022

European Union  EDPS reprimands Frontex for moving to the cloud without proper data protection assessment The EDPS announced on 1 April 2022, that it had reprimanded Frontex for a breach of the Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2018/1725. For the EDPS, Frontex moved to the cloud without assessing the data protection risks and without identifying appropriate mitigating measures or relevant...

Data Protection Weekly 14/2022

European Union EDPB releases statement on EU-US data flows political agreement The EDPB published on 6 April 2022, a statement welcoming the agreement in principle on the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework between the EU and the U.S. For EDPB Chair Andrea Jelinek, the proposed data flows framework and the commitment of the U.S. highest authorities to establish unprecedented measures is a...

Data Protection Weekly 13/2022

European Union European Commission publishes factsheet on new transatlantic data transfer framework The European Commission released, on 25 March 2022, statement and factsheet on the 'agreement in principle' for a new transatlantic data transfer framework. NOYB issued, on 25 March 2022, a statement following the announcement. In its statement, NOYB noted that it expects the development of a...