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.

https://eu.boell.org/sites/default/files/2019-12/TACD-HBS-report-Final.pdf

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.

Presentation: https://iapp.my.salesforce.com/sfc/p/#1a000000HSGV/a/1P000000XeWh/y13TJMenyahots_2YdMjjsJC9hx462fY57MXtlrFv8Y