A tale of two countries: how India and Argentina are dealing with privacy during the Covid-19 crisis.

In India, says Tripti Dhar, Partner, Reina Legal, “India does not have a specific data protection legislation.” In Argentina, it is about as different from that as you can imagine. As Mariano Peruzzotti, Senior Associate, Marval O’​ Farrell & Mairal  said: “We have a very strict data protection law in Argentina, covering a lot of […]

Rethinking ‘Disproportionate Effort’ exemption under GDPR for web-scraping

-A Legal Consultancy firm wants to access all the names and contact details of Solicitors in UK. -A marketing agency needs contact details of potential customers so it can promote products/services to them, be it via e-mail , phone or post. In all these circumstances, the business in question will need access to vast amounts […]

Stablecoins ecosystem: a promise that can be kept

The Stablecoin Ecosystem – an introduction  The European Parliament, on 13 September 2019, issued a note wherein it observed that the introduction of a privately governed currency (here, Libra) could fundamentally challenge the current EU financial framework, conflict with EU law and tax requirements, and violate consumer rights. Towards the end, the note concluded that […]

Over three-quarters of global consumers believe they should own their ‘digital selves’, new research from Truata reveals

Over three-quarters of global consumers (77%) believe that data held digitally about them should be their own property – not a company’s asset. This is according to the Global Consumer State of Mind Report, produced by Truata, the privacy-enhanced data analytics solutions provider. The annual report is carried out as a benchmark to track consumer […]

The IAB Europe Guide to Cookies: Privacy Promises Should Do More Than Crumble

The IAB Europe recently published a guide called ‘Guide to the Post Third-Party Cookie’ Era’ in an effort to help the AdTech industry begin to find a way forward through this complicated path. The organisation noted that the problem they are facing is huge, as the removal of third-party cookies from Chrome is the “single […]