Data Protection News Roundup – 3rd December 2019

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Who’s getting it wrong?

Mixcloud, an audio streaming service, has suffered a data breach which was discovered when a dark web seller supplied part of the leaked data to TechCrunch to have the authenticity and validity of the data verified. It’s reported to have affected 22 million of its users. Read more here.

 

Other News

The National Association of Estate Agents is warning UK agents to take stock of their data collection and retention procedures following a €14.5m fine in Germany against a property company for having retained old customer data. Read more here.

The ICO has released guidance for organisations that use artificial intelligence to make decisions telling them that they need to be transparent, consider the impact on individuals, consider context and be accountable. Read more here.

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