SypherPrivacyTalks - May 2024 - Week 19

by Sypher - May 05, 2024

Welcome to #SypherPrivacyTalks — Your news and article roundup. Bringing you the top privacy & compliance stories of the week.

OpenAI slapped with GDPR complaint: How do you correct your work? • 3 min read

🕵️‍♂️ Privacy activist group noyb (None of Your Business) has filed a complaint against OpenAI with the Austrian data protection authority, claiming that the ChatGPT service violates GDPR rules because its information cannot be corrected if found to be inaccurate.

Maartje de Graaf, data protection lawyer at Noyb, said: "Making up false information is quite problematic in itself. But when it comes to false information about individuals, there can be serious consequences” …read more

Competition law and data protection meet again  • 3 min read

💡This article covers recent legal developments at the intersection of competition law and data protection in the UK and EU. 
Competitors may now bring actions for infringement of competition law related to GDPR violations, even if they're not direct beneficiaries… read more

EC designates Shein as VLOP under Digital Services Act rules • 3 min read

☝️ The European Commission (EC) has designated Chinese online fashion retailer Shein as a Very Large Online Platform (VLOP) under the EU Digital Services Act regulation.  

This classification subjects Shein to strict regulations aimed at ensuring content moderation, user privacy and security … read more

Does my AI own the IP that it creates? If not, who? • 3 min read

📝 A Lexology summary of the position in the UK and US on this matter, by Kemp IT Law. Interesting questions of intellectual property law arise when we consider AIs as creators in their own right, rather than as mere software tools. 

Read more about patents, copyright and key points for users of AI services… read more

HIPAA privacy rule amended to protect reproductive health care privacy • 6 min read

🏥The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently published the HIPAA Privacy Rule to Support Reproductive Health Care Privacy Final Rule (Final Rule), which amends the HIPAA Privacy Rule. 

The Final Rule goes into effect on 25 June 2024. Covered entities and business associates must comply with the Final Rule by 23 December 2024. The Final Rule modifies the standards for privacy of individually identifiable health information under HIPAA with respect to protected health information ("PHI") relating to reproductive health… read more


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