Global News Roundup: Dec. 7-13, 2021

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In this week’s Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, the European Data Protection Board’s 58th plenary session will include discussion of the EU General Data Protection Regulation’s Article 58. EU and U.S. authorities announced the creation of the Joint Technology Competition Policy Dialogue that will focus on “shared competition enforcement and policy issues” arising in technology markets. Ohio’s Personal Privacy Act is on hold, while Indian Parliament is expected to consider the Personal Data Protection Bill Dec. 21.


The European Data Protection Board released the agenda for its 58th plenary session, including discussion on supervisory authorities using the EU GDPR’s Article 58 “as a legal basis to order ex officio the erasure of unlawfully processed personal data.�

In the U.S., Ohio’s Personal Privacy Act is on hold, WKSU reports. Sponsor state Rep. Rick Carfagna, R-Ohio, pulled the proposed legislation from a House Government Oversight committee vote saying members “simply want more time to digest the issue.  


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