Clearview AI accused of ‘’illegal mass surveillance’’

The tech firm Clearview AI, which created a controversial facial recognition technology, is accused of conducting “mass surveillance’’ in multiple countries. A Canadian criminal investigation found that the New York-based company violated the personal data protection law. Daniel Therrien, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada stated ‘’What Clearview does is mass surveillance, and it is illegal. […]

GDPR at the End of 2020

When it comes to processing personal data, 2020 was quite an eventful year. The effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 had a direct impact on businesses in all industries. The implementation of emergency measures to ensure the health and safety of employees and contractors has led to a massive increase of collecting and processing […]

The European Data Protection Board launches a series of recommendations following the CJEU’s decision C-311/18 (Schrems II)

EDPB (European Data Protection Board) brings new light upon the recent decision of the CJEU (The Court of Justice of the European Union), named C-311/18 Schrems II (after the Austrian activist Max Schrems), which clarifies the transfer of personal data to third countries and continues to validate the standard contractual clauses. The CJEU emphasizes once […]