SypherPrivacyTalks - June 2024 - Week 27

by Sypher - July 01, 2024

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

FRA launched its GDPR report at the Privacy Symposium conference • 2 min read

📜 The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presented its report on the GDPR experience of data protection authorities at the Privacy Symposium conference in Venice on 11 June. 

The agency highlighted that the lack of resources for most data protection authorities in the EU undermines their ability to carry out all the tasks entrusted to them by the Regulation, and calls into question their independence… read more and download the full report here.

US - SpongeBob game developer ordered to pay $500K over CCPA, COPPA violations  • 2 min read

🚸 Children's mobile game developer Tilting Point Media (TPM), creator of the SpongeBob mobile game app, has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle allegations that it unlawfully collected children's personal information in violation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and a federal children's privacy law … read more 

The EU AI act is coming – with numerous legal consequences • 3 min read

🤖 The EU AI Act was adopted by the Council of the European Union on 21 May. It will be officially published in the EU's Official Journal in the second half of July and is expected to come into force in August this year, rather than July as previously thought. 
However, there is already a large body of legislation governing artificial intelligence (AI).... read more

Gartner - The Future of Compliance 2030 •  10+ min read

☝️ This Gartner Future of Compliance 2030 eBook identifies 10 key changes that the compliance function must adopt in its programme activities between now and 2030 to remain effective in a changing environment … read more

The Italian DPA on GDPR and Wikipedia • 1 min read

⚖️ The Italian Data Protection Authority (DPA) recently issued a ruling that the processing of personal data by Wikipedia, provided by a US-based non-profit organisation, falls within the scope of the GDPR. 
The decision arose from a complaint by an individual, who requested the removal of a biographical article about his legal case.… read more


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