Report: Privacy in the EU and US: Consumer experiences across three global platforms (Pat Walshe, PrivacyMatters)

Key findings (condensed from executive summary):

  • Users cannot avoid being tracked.
  • Third parties track users.
  • Privacy policies and other related policies are generally hard to read.
  • Companies fail to provide proper transparency. (specific purpose, legal basis, retention time of date)
  • Amazon treats US users differently in terms of rights to access.

Best of DPC19: Global GDPR Challenges, the case of Russia

Great slide deck that shows how GDPR concepts (e.g. on consent) cannot be applied to Russia – and how GDPR-shaped assumptions can collide with non-EU legal systems.