This week's Techlaw News Round-Up

High Court decision on databases, Citizens’ Biometrics Council report , ICO issues guidance on national security, Ofcom and PSA plans of work, CMA says Facebook’s purchase of Giphy raises competition concerns, but clears Uber/Autocab deal; and more in this week’s round-up of UK, Irish and EU techlaw developments.

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MEPs seek to prevent English data exports

Computers & Law has learnt that a group of MEPs is lobbying to impose conditions on the European Commission's recommendation that the UK should be granted adequacy for data protection purposes.

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Do you use MailChimp? Bavarian DPA holds that its use was unlawful under GDPR

Martin Sloan reports on a decision from one of the German data protection authorities has cast doubt over whether use of the popular email marketing platform by EU organisations MailChimp is lawful under GDPR. The decision emphases the importance carrying out full assessments on the use of US-hosted technology services and transfers of personal data outside the UK and EU/EEA, following last year's Schrems II decision.

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This Week's Techlaw News Round-Up

ASA report on influencer advertising, ICO says that update is coming for anonymisation guidance, Data adequacy memorandum, Action on nuisance calls, Scottish AI strategy and more in this week’s round-up of UK and EU techlaw developments.

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