SypherPrivacyTalks - July 2024 - Week 28

by Sypher - July 08, 2024

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

Vinted second-hand platform slapped with hefty fine • 2 min read

💶 Vilnius-based second-hand retailer Vinted has been fined over €2 million by the Lithuanian Data Protection Authority after European customers accused it of data protection lapses. The company is contesting the charges.… read more

Amazon sent EU information request on data privacy law compliance • 2 min read

📜 The European Commission recently sent Amazon a formal request for information regarding its compliance with the Digital Services Act.
The EU's compliance arm is focusing on whether Amazon allows users to opt out of having their data used in the Amazon Store's ad library.

Amazon has until 26 July to provide the information requested … read more

EU AI Act’s opt-out trend may limit data use for training AI models • 3 min read

🤖 Companies that train AI models should be careful about the datasets they use with the introduction of the EU AI Act. Certain copyrighted works may no longer be available for use in training AI models.
This article covers key aspects of generative AI applications that intersect with copyright protection, insights into machine learning under the EU AI Act, and the opt-out mechanism... read more

Romania: e-Invoice legislation complies with the GDPR  • 2  min read

☝️ The Romanian Ministry of Finance provides clarifications on the e-invoicing legislation in its current form.
The Ministry believes that the legislation is compliant with the GDPR Regulation, and is currently exploring ways to convert personal data on B2C e-invoices so that it cannot be traced back to the person to whom the invoice was issued… read more (article in Romanian).

European commission seeks feedback on NIS2 draft cybersecurity measures • 8 min read

🛡️ An in-depth article on the European Commission's recent call for feedback on a draft implementing act under the Network and Information Security 2 Directive (NIS2). 

Failure to comply with NIS2 can result in fines of up to €10 million or 2% of the company's total annual worldwide turnover, whichever is higher, hence its importance to all parties concerned.
The law will have a direct impact on vendors' cybersecurity and incident reporting practices. Interested stakeholders can submit feedback until 25 July 2024… read more

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