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China

Contributed by AnJie Law Firm
Comments sought on information security measurement and evaluation specification of apps
  • China
  • 11 June 2021

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently issued the Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Measurement and Evaluation Specification in Mobile Internet Applications (Draft for Comment). The draft for comment sets out the implementation processes for carrying out the measurement and evaluation of personal information security in mobile apps in accordance with the Information Security Technology - Personal Information Security Specification.


Hungary

Contributed by Schoenherr
Implementation of EU CDSM and Satellite and Cable Directives
  • Hungary
  • 11 June 2021

With the recent publication of the Copyright Reform Act, Hungary is one of the first countries in Central and Eastern Europe to fully implement the EU Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive and the EU Satellite and Cable Directive. The Copyright Reform Act clarifies the responsibility of online platforms for the use of content under copyright protection uploaded on their platforms. It also strengthens the position of press publishers in relation to online use.


United Kingdom

Contributed by Wiggin LLP
Court finds immigration exemption under Data Protection Act non-compliant with GDPR
  • United Kingdom
  • 11 June 2021

The Court of Appeal recently found that the immigration exemption under Paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 to the Data Protection Act 2018 – which disapplies some data protection rights where their application would be likely to prejudice immigration control – did not comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The judge concluded by saying that the appropriate remedy in a case of incompatibility was "a sensitive matter" and deferred a decision on relief, inviting further submissions in light of his findings.


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