Activity Tracker

The DPA Activity Tracker provides our latest information on developments in legislatures, judiciaries and the executive branches of G20, EU member states and Switzerland.

5096 events advancing 2777 policy or regulatory changes:

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5096 events advancing 2777 policy or regulatory changes:
processing consultation

Framework on the Use of Secondary Data

Latest event Date: 2023-02-09 order consultation closed
Closed consultation on Framework on Use of Secondary Data

On 9 February 2023, the public consultation on the draft Framework on the Use of Secondary Data issued by the Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence (SDAA) closed. The Framework outlines the principles that entities are required to fol…

Implementer
Saudi Arabia
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
in consultation

Spectrum Rules and Policies for the Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Latest event Date: 2023-02-07 order consultation opened
Opened consultation on FCC proposed amendments to Spectrum Rules and Policies for the Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

On 7 February 2023, the public consultation opened on the US Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) proposed amendment to the Spectrum Rules and Policies for the Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, until 9 March 2023. Under the FCC's proposed…

Implementer
United States of America
Policy area Registration and licensing
Policy or regulatory element Authorisation of goods or services
Economic activity technological consumer goods
adopted

Rulemaking authority of the California Privacy Protection Agency

Latest event Date: 2023-02-03 order adoption
Adopted Package on Rulemaking by the California Privacy Protection Agency

On 3 February 2023, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) Board voted to adopt and approve the Agency's rulemaking package as part of its implementation regulations of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and directed staff to comple…

Implementer
United States of America
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection authority governance
Economic activity cross-cutting
under deliberation

Investigation into Google over alleged abuse of dominant market position

Latest event Date: 2023-02-02 investigation announcement
Announced investigation into Google and Alphabet over alleged abuse of dominant market position

On 2 February 2023, the Turkish Competition Authority announced the launch of an official investigation into Google LLC and its parent company Alphabet Inc for allegedly violating Article 6 of Turkey's Competition Law No. 4054, which prohibits the a…

Implementer
Turkey
Policy area Competition
Policy or regulatory element Unilateral conduct regulation
Economic activity search service provider
adopted

ICO statement on data breach notification rule (Regulation 5A PECR)

Latest event Date: 2023-02-02 order adoption
Amended ICO statement on data breach notification rule (Regulation 5A PECR)

On 2 February 2023, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) reviewed and updated its statement on the obligations of public electronic communications service providers (CSPs) under Regulation 5A of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regul…

Implementer
United Kingdom
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cybersecurity regulation
Economic activity messaging service provider
under investigation

Data protection investigation into Luka/Replika

Latest event Date: 2023-02-02 investigation interim ruling
Issued provisional order banning Luka/Replika from processing Italian users' data

On 2 February 2023, the Italian Data Protection Agency (DPA) issued a provisional order banning Luka, the developer and operator of the Artificial Intelligence-powered chatbot Replika, from processing the personal data of Italian users. The United …

Implementer
Italy
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity ML and AI development
under deliberation

Data protection for workers in EU Directive on improving working conditions in platform work

Latest event Date: 2023-02-02 law announcement
European Parliament approved decision for negotiations on Directive on improving working conditions in platform work including data protection for workers

On 2 February 2023, the European Parliament approved the decision to begin negotiations concerning the proposed Directive with new measures to improve conditions for workers on digital labour platforms. The new measures regulate the use of worker da…

Implementer
EU-27
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: other
under deliberation

Content moderation measures in Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising

Latest event Date: 2023-02-02 law passage
Passed European Parliament position on Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising including content moderation obligations

On 2 February 2023, the European Parliament passed its position on the Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising. The Regulation outlines transparency obligations concerning political advertising, including advertising di…

Implementer
EU-27
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity online advertising provider
under deliberation

Data protection authority governance in Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising

Latest event Date: 2023-02-02 law passage
Passed European Parliament position on Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising including authority designation

On 2 February 2023, the European Parliament passed its position on the Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising. The Regulation outlines transparency obligations concerning political advertising, including advertising di…

Implementer
EU-27
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection authority governance
Economic activity online advertising provider
under deliberation

Data protection measures in regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising

Latest event Date: 2023-02-02 law passage
Passed European Parliament position on Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising including data protection regulation

On 2 February 2023, the European Parliament passed its position on the Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising. The Regulation outlines transparency obligations concerning political advertising, including advertising di…

Implementer
EU-27
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity online advertising provider
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