Issue 140


  • French data watchdog published educational tools on data protection for professionals in the amateur sport sector.
  • The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that the publication of personal data that indirectly discloses the sexual orientation of a person constitutes processing of special categories of personal data.
  • European Data Protection Supervisor issued its opinion on the recommendation for provisions regarding cross-border data flows between EU and Japan.
  • Latvia’s Data State Inspectorate published a guidance on the role of a data protection officer.


  • The Electronic Privacy Information Center urged the Colorado Attorney General to draft strong rules implementing the Colorado Privacy Act.
  • California passed the Assembly Bill for the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act to ensure higher level of privacy protection for children.
  • The Federal Trade Commission is requesting public comments for its rulemaking on commercial surveillance and data security. Comments may be submitted until 8 September 2022.
  • Federal jury convicted a former Twitter employee for unlawfully sharing Twitter users’ information.


  • The Reserve Bank of India released recommendations on digital lending that include provisions on consent and data minimization.
  • Australian Federal Court fined Google LLC for AUD 60 million for making misleading representation to customers about their collection and use of location data on Android phones.
  • The Central Bank of Malaysia provided reassurance on the safety of the national payment system following a potential data breach.


  • Jordan’s Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship approved the National Charter of Ethics for Artificial Intelligence.
  • Turkey’s data watchdog published a guide on good practices regarding personal data protection for the banking industry.

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