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DPO Dispatch

July 22 · Issue #3 · View online
A weekly summary of important developments in the world of privacy and data protection for practicing privacy professionals.

Thanks for subscribing to the DPO Dispatch. It was another busy week in the world of privacy and data protection. Here’s a quick summary of the stories you’ll find below:

  • The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) closes off consultation on its Privacy Framework, moves towards release of v 1.0 of an important emerging standard for SaaS / tech industry
  • The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) releases its 2018 annual report and a new opinion on lead supervisory authority competence
  • Proposed fine of $5 billion for Facebook by FTC for violations of 2011 consent decree are revealed; it made Mark Zuckerberg wealthier
  • Spanish data protection regulator approves class action against Facebook, while German competition regulator prohibits Facebook from combining user data from different sources
  • Oxford university student demonstrates woeful state of processes for responding to data subject requests, using such requests to gain access to personal data of his fiancee
  • Quebec, federal Privacy Commissioners investigate Desjardins breach in Canada
  • Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia’s encryption laws
  • Dutch DPA issues first GDPR fine
  • The Microsoft Security Response Centre makes the case for memory-safe languages like C# and Rust
  • Phil Lee, Partner at Fieldfisher, provides his views on how best to manage subject access requests

All the best,
Nick

Last Week
NIST presents latest Privacy Framework draft, is nearing completion
EDPB releases opinion on lead supervisory authority competence
Facebook’s $5 billion FTC fine is an embarrassing joke
Facebook facing more legal action in Spain, Germany
ICO releases consultation on the draft data sharing code of practice
Using a privacy law to filch data
Other Notable News
EDPB releases 2018 annual report
First GDPR fine by Dutch DPA: Hospital fined €460,000 for privacy breaches after Barbie case
Quebec, federal Privacy Commissioners investigate Desjardins breach
Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws
The Week Ahead
Consultation on transfers for processing – Reframed discussion document - Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Interesting Reads
A proactive approach to more secure code – Microsoft Security Response Center
Latacora - The PGP Problem
Investigating sources of PII used in Facebook’s targeted advertising
What We’ve Learned From Our Privacy Project (So Far) - The New York Times
Technology, Tools, Helpful Things
A few practical tips for managing subject access requests
InCountry: Data Residency Compliance Monitoring
Web conference: Your Guide to Understanding & Operationalizing the Privacy by Design Framework
Big Tech’s Shift to Privacy
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