Apple’s tracking crackdown wasn’t only about protecting users—it was about beefing up its own business, German authorities say.
The EU Court of Justice ruled that consumer groups can autonomously bring legal proceedings for alleged breaches of data protection rules.
German court decided that a CEO was personally liable for a data privacy breach after they hired a detective to investigate possible criminal acts by the plaintiff.
Digital advertisers are seeking a wider German antitrust probe of Google’s news service, potentially deepening scrutiny of how the search engine gathers data.
The German Data Protection Conference (DSK) issued guidance on the Federal Act on the Regulation of Data Protection and Privacy in Telecommunications and Telemedia (‘TTDSG’).
The next German government intends to speak more strongly in favour of end-to-end encryption and against the introduction of backdoors.
If you use a U.S.-based sub processor (even for data processed in the EU), you lose, the German administrative court of Wiesbaden said in an interim decision.