Online Privacy News and Views

Consumers Want Transparency and Control over Online Privacy

By: Richard Beaumont | Wednesday, January 29, 2014 | Tagged: Cookie Law, Data Privacy Day, Data Protection, Data Protection Day | Leave Comment

As part of its commitment of Data Protection Day (or Data Privacy Day for North Americans) Microsoft yesterday released results of a new consumer survey about attitudes to privacy.

Data Protection Regulation To Constrain Online Advertising

By: Richard Beaumont | Wednesday, January 9, 2013 | Tagged: Data Protection | Leave Comment

Yesterday saw the official release of a list of amendments to the proposed new data protection regulation from the EU.

Is Ad Tracking Data Personal?

By: Richard Beaumont | Tuesday, September 25, 2012 | Tagged: Data Protection | Leave Comment

Privacy International is a leading pressure group for better privacy rights for individuals. They have recently published their analysis of the proposed new EU Data Protection Regulation currently undergoing scrutiny.

Revised Data Protection Regulations Draft Leaked

By: Richard Beaumont | Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | Tagged: Data Protection | Leave Comment

In the last few months, the different EU member states have been sending their feedback to the European Commission on the proposed new Data Protection Regulation, designed to replace current EU Data Protection legislation.

The Future of Data Protection

By: Richard Beaumont | Tuesday, November 15, 2011 | Tagged: Data Protection | Leave Comment

The European Commission is due to publish a proposal in January 2012 which will outline plans for new legislation to replace the current raft of data protection rules across the EU.

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