International review of the GPEN looks at privacy of Internet of Things
The Sweep of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) on how Internet of Things devices use personal data, and how users are kept informed, has been started on 11 April 2016.
The judgment in the Facebook case
In a judgement of 9 November 2015, the President of the Court of First Instance in Brussels, Belgium, ordered Facebook Inc., Facebook Ireland Limited and Facebook Belgium SPRL in summary proceedings to cease registering via cookies and social plug-ins which websites internet users from Belgium who do not have a Facebook account visit.
On 13 May the Belgian Authority adopted a first recommendation of principle on Facebook
Issued by the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party regarding search engines
On Wednesday 26 November, the European data protection authorities assembled in the Article 29 Working Party have adopted guidelines on the implementation of the judgment of the Court of justice of the European Union. These guidelines contain the common interpretation of the ruling as well as the common criteria to be used by the dataprotection authorities when addressing complaints.