The French data protection authority (CNIL) recently simplified the formalities imposed on non-EU companies using data processors in France. While limited in scope as it only relates to processes in the fields of human resources and client and prospects management, the simplification can only be welcomed.
by Lionel de Souza On May 26th, the European working party on data protection established by article 29 of the 1995 European Directive on Data Protection (the "Working Party") sent letters to the three main search engine providers, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo!, to express its concern about how the search engine providers protect the online […]
A Chinese court recently announced the sentencing of an individual for the crime of illegally obtaining the personal information of citizens. This is the first known case in China regarding the infringement of personal information security