Microsoft commits to honour the CCPA

Microsoft states that "We are strong supporters of California’s new law and the expansion of privacy protections in the United States that it represents. Our approach to privacy starts with the belief that privacy is a fundamental human right and includes our commitment to provide robust protection for every individual". For the same reason, Microsoft voluntarily extended GDPR rights to all its customers around the world.

5G and data privacy

The Wall Street Journal publishes an article on the risks that 5G technology might pose to data privacy.

The AEPD presents with the industry a guide on the use of cookies adapted to the new regulations

The Spanish Agency for Data Protection (AEPD) and the associations ADIGITAL, Advertisers, AUTOCONTROL and IAB Spain have presented the Guide on the use of cookies, update to the new regulations of the first guide in Europe on this matter jointly prepared by the data protection authority and industry representatives.

Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union releases a new ePrivacy draft

Read the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications and repealing Directive 2002/58/EC Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications

Kenya passes data protection law crucial for tech investments

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday approved a data protection law that complies with European Union legal standards as it looks to bolster investment in its information technology sector.