Issue 165


  • European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee adopted the draft Regulation on Harmonised Rules on Fair Access to and Use of Data (the Draft Data Act).
  • The European Data Protection Supervisor published opinion on the Proposals for Regulations on the Collection and Transfer of Advance Passenger Information.
  • The Spanish data protection authority published a blog post on the review and updating of data protection security measures by data controllers.


  • The California Privacy Protection Agency invites comments on proposed rulemaking on Cybersecurity Audits, Risk Assessments, and Automated Decision making till 27 March 2023.
  • The President of the United States highlighted the need for bipartisan legislation on the collection of personal data, targeted advertising towards children, and social media platform transparency for US data subjects in the State of the Union address.


  • The European Commission announced a new Trade and Technology Council to deepen the strategic engagement on trade and technology between EU and India.
  • Hong Kong’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data issued a compliance order to the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, for violations of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
  • The Prime Minister of Vietnam approved the Dossier to develop the Personal Data Protection Decree and the report on collecting and considering opinions of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly.

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