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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

11 October 2019
Samuel Yang Email addresses and location information likely to fall within scope of 'personal information'

China - AnJie Law Firm

The draft Civil Code was recently submitted to the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress for a third reading. Compared with the first and second drafts, the third draft expands the scope of the definition of 'personal information' to cover email addresses and location information.

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
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Timothy P Tobin Results are in: modest changes to CCPA await governor's signature

USA - Hogan Lovells

The California legislature recently debated several amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act, eventually passing five bills which now await the governor's signature. Collectively, these bills do not provide the sweeping changes sought by businesses. Instead, the amendments make minor tweaks and postpone for one year some of the more challenging requirements. The passed bills address a range of topics, including providing for a partial, temporary one-year exception for applicant and employee data.

Authors: Timothy P Tobin, Mark W Brennan, Scott T Loughlin, Jonathan O Hirsch
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Recent updates

Samuel Yang Final rules on protection of children's personal information issued

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
Luca Daffra Authorisations for processing employee data revised

Italy - Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

Author: Luca Daffra
Jürg Schneider Federal Council offers financial assistance to online media

Switzerland - Walder Wyss

Authors: Jürg Schneider, Annemarie Lagger, Christophe Gösken
Bryony Gold What a future without social media 'likes' could mean for industry

United Kingdom - Bird & Bird

Author: Bryony Gold
Keiji Tonomura New protection for Big Data under Unfair Competition Prevention Act

Japan - Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Author: Keiji Tonomura
Claudia Pharaon Resolving telecoms disputes involving state entities in the Middle East

International - Obeid Law Firm

Author: Claudia Pharaon
Paul Otto New York enacts new data security laws

USA - Hogan Lovells

Authors: Paul Otto, Julian B Flamant
Arthur Shay NCC publishes 5G spectrum auction rules

Taiwan - Shay & Partners

Author: Arthur Shay

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