New EU Council Finnish Presidency asks for comments on the Eprivacy Regulation

In preparation of the WP TELE meeting of 4 of July 2019, the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU invited the member states to give their views on the Eprivacy 

Spotify: Pre-Saving Albums Can Allow Labels to Track Users on Spotify

According to Billboard, users who “pre-save” an upcoming release to their Spotify accounts may be sharing more personal data with the act’s label than they realize

LGBTQ Groups Backing SAG-AFTRA in Member Privacy Fight Against IMDb

SAG-AFTRA has announced that a coalition of national LGBTQ groups is backing the union in its fight for member privacy against IMDb.

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board To Examine Use of Facial Recognition and Other Biometric Technologies in Aviation Security

The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board has voted to initiate three new oversight projects, including a review of the use of facial recognition and other biometric technologies in aviation security.

Google and the University of Chicago Are Sued Over Data Sharing

According to the New York Times, the University of Chicago, the medical center and Google were sued in a potential class-action lawsuit accusing the hospital of sharing hundreds of thousands of patients’ records with the technology giant without stripping identifiable date stamps or doctor’s notes.