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

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CMA investigation into Meta's use of data obtained through digital display advertising

Latest event Date: 2023-05-26 investigation consultation opened
Opened consultation on CMA notice of intention to accept commitments offered by Meta on its use of data obtained through digital display advertising

On 26 May 2023, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) opened a public consultation on its notice of intention to accept commitments offered by Meta on its use of data obtained through digital display advertising, until 26 June 2023. The CMA…

Implementer
United Kingdom
Policy area Competition
Policy or regulatory element Unilateral conduct regulation
Economic activity online advertising provider
concluded

European Commission investigation into Viasat and Inmarsat merger

Latest event Date: 2023-05-25 investigation closure
Closed investigation into Viasat and Inmarsat merger

On 25 May 2023, the European Commission approved the proposed acquisition of Inmarsat by Viasat. The entities are the largest satellite communications companies that supply satellite connectivity to several industries but compete most closely in the…

Implementer
EU-27
Policy area Competition
Policy or regulatory element Merger control regulation
Economic activity infrastructure provider: internet and telecom services
in force

NYSDFS investigation into OneMain Financial Group over alleged cybersecurity regulation violations

Latest event Date: 2023-05-25 investigation ruling
Announced settlement in NYSDFS investigation into OneMain Financial Group over alleged cybersecurity regulation violations

On 25 May 2023, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) announced that it had reached a settlement with OneMain Financial Group in the investigation into its alleged cybersecurity regulation violations. Under the reached settlem…

Implementer
United States of America
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cybersecurity regulation
Economic activity other service provider
under deliberation

Better Oversight of Stub Sales and Strengthening well informed and fair Transactions for Audiences of Concert Ticketing Act of 2023 (BOSS and SWIFT ACT of 2023/H 3660)

Latest event Date: 2023-05-25 law introduction
Introduced Better Oversight of Stub Sales and Strengthening well informed and fair Transactions for Audiences of Concert Ticketing Act of 2023 (BOSS and SWIFT ACT of 2023/H 3660)

On 25 May 2023, the Better Oversight of Stub Sales and Strengthening well informed and fair Transactions for Audiences of Concert Ticketing Act of 2023 (BOSS and SWIFT ACT of 2023/H 3660). The Bill applies to primary and secondary ticket sellers and…

Implementer
United States of America
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Consumer protection regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: e-commerce
adopted

Office of Privacy Commissioner Guidelines on the use of generative Artificial Intelligence

Latest event Date: 2023-05-25 outline adoption
Adopted Office of Privacy Commissioner Guidelines on the use of generative Artificial Intelligence

On 25 May 2023, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) issued Guidelines on the use of generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools and compliance with privacy regulations. The OPC noted that AI tools powered by large amounts of data could po…

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

Office of the Privacy Commissioner investigation into OpenAI ChatGPT's data processing practices

Latest event Date: 2023-05-25 investigation announcement
Announced OPC and Provincial Data Protection Authorities investigation into ChatGPT's data processing practices

On 25 May 2023, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia, the Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec, and the Office of the Information and Privacy Comm…

Implementer
Canada
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity ML and AI development
in force

ANPD statement on the processing of personal data of children and adolescents under LGPD

Latest event Date: 2023-05-24 order implementation
Adopted ANPD statement on the processing of personal data of children and adolescents under LGPD

On 24 May 2023, the National Data Protection Authority (ANPD) published a statement on the processing of personal data of children and adolescents under the Law for the Protection of Personal Data (LGPD). In particular, the statement specifies that …

Implementer
Brazil
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
under deliberation

Gecradi investigation into Google for the availability of Game "Slavery Simulator" on its Play Store

Latest event Date: 2023-05-24 investigation announcement
Announced Gecradi investigation into Google for the availability of Game "Slavery Simulator" on its Play Store

On 24 May 2023, the Special Group to Combat Racial Crimes and Intolerance (Gecradi) from the Public Ministry of Sao Paulo State opened an investigation into Google for the availability of Game "Slavery Simulator" on its Play Store. The Gecradi reque…

Implementer
Brazil
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity software provider: app stores
in force

PIPC investigation into Pet Box Co compliance with Personal Information Protection Act

Latest event Date: 2023-05-24 investigation ruling
Issued ruling in the PIPC investigation into Pet Box Co compliance with Personal Information Protection Act

On 24 May 2023, the Korean Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC) issued its ruling in the investigation into Pet Box Co, an e-commerce platform, compliance with the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). In particular, the PIPC sta…

Implementer
Republic of Korea
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cybersecurity regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: e-commerce
in force

DPA investigation into the transfer of tax data from Belgium to US under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act compliance with GDPR

Latest event Date: 2023-05-24 investigation ruling
Issued ruling in DPA investigation into the transfer of tax data from Belgium to US under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act compliance with GDPR

On 24 May 2023, the Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) Litigation Chamber issued its ruling in the investigation into the transfer of tax data from Belgium to the United States under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) compliance wit…

Implementer
Belgium
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cross-border data transfer regulation
Economic activity other service provider
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