Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
Report, "GDPR has been assessed as overall success in terms of meeting expectations and objectives, but more time is needed to smooth out some early issues identified by stakeholders, according to a two-year progress report issued by Brussels".
Update, "More than 10,000 victims joined a class-action lawsuit against EasyJet. A class-action lawsuit, filed against EasyJet for failing to prevent the breach of personal information of 9 million flyers, has signed up more than 10,000 affected flyers in less than a month after it was filed".
Opinion, "Andrew Yang's Data Dividend Isn't Radical, It's Useless. Yang's Data Dividend Project aims to put a little money in Americans' pockets in exchange for their data, but experts say it will likely be ineffectual and entrench existing power dynamics".
News, "Be Reasonable: Recent FTC Enforcement Orders on Data Security. Proposed class actions against Zoom are illustrative of a challenge many businesses face: What is “reasonable” data security? The FTC’s key data-security-related enforcement can help guide businesses in developing their data security programs".
Update, "Historical Institutional Abuse: Data breach was ‘procedural error’. A data breach involving the identities of hundreds of historical institutional abuse survivors in NI was a “procedural error”, an investigation has concluded".
Breach, "Healthcare provider American Medical Technologies (AMT) announced it has suffered a data breach affecting almost 50,000 patients. The Irvine, California-based organization confirmed (PDF) that it had fallen victim to a cyber-attack back in December 2019, when “suspicious activity” was discovered on an employee’s email account".
News, "Microsoft chief says EU 'most influential' on tech rules. The implementation of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation in 2018 has helped create awareness worldwide for the importance of one's digital privacy".
*These sites aren’t affiliated with GDPR Community and these aren’t an advertisement, they’re simply site’s we’ve thought the community might have an interest in reading.