Issue 148


  • Ireland’s Data Protection Commission submitted a draft decision to other concerned Supervisory Authorities across the EU in a large scale inquiry into Meta Platforms Ireland Limited.
  • The Council of the European Union approved the Digital Services Act, following the approval by the European Parliament in July 2022.
  • UK’s data watchdog issued a fine of GBP 1.48 million for using personal data of its customers to predict their medical condition and target them with health-related products without consent.
  • Danish Data Protection Authority issued guidance on GDPR Compliance in election campaigns.
  • Ireland’s Data Protection Commission released guidance on Subject Access Requests for Data Controllers.


  • U.S President signed the Executive Order on Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities, to implement EU-US data transfer mechanism.
  • Data Access Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Kingdom has entered into force.
  • U.S. Department of Justice announced that the former chief security officer of Uber was convicted for covering up data breach involving millions of Uber user records.
  • Arizona Attorney General announced a settlement with Google LLC for USD 85 million for deceptively obtaining user’s personal data under the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act.


  • Singapore’s amendment to increase the maximum financial penalties for breaches under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 has entered into effect.
  • The Israeli Government announced the approval of the decision on the independence of the Privacy Protection Authority in the Ministry of Justice.
  • Philippine’s National Privacy Commission issued its statement on the SIM card registration bill.

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