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Client Update | Technology and Regulation

1 November 2018

The past month was notable in terms of the extent of regulatory and industry developments in the fields of data privacy, cyber security, digital advertising, content and app compliance. In this edition of our monthly Technology & Regulation Client Update, you will find the following:

  • California’s and Twitters’ measures concerning bots and Election Integrity;
  • The first and significant enforcement action under the GDPR by the UK’s ICO;
  • Expansion by the Securities Authorities in their cyber-security related supervision;
  • Various regulatory and industry codes and guidelines on blockchain;
  • The relaxation of some of Google’s and Facebook’s prohibitions on cryptocurrency advertising;
  • Data and content related updates to Chrome Web Store and Google Play policies;
  • Significant settlements concerning a number of data breach incidents;
  • New guidance in Europe on Geo-Blocking Regulation;
  • The coming into force of the new Canadian Mandatory Breach Reporting Rules; and
  • The UK’s Code of Practice for consumer IoT security.

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