On November 2, 2011, the 33rd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners opened in Mexico City with an examination of the phenomenon of “big data” as a definer of a new economic era. This blog post provides highlights from the opening session.
Continue Reading Live from Mexico City: Opening Session Highlights the Potential and Challenges of Big Data

On November 2-3, 2011, Mexico’s Federal Institute for Access to Information and Data Protection will host the 33rd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Mexico City.
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Authorities in New Zealand recently announced the results of an investigation into Google Street View, and the New Zealand Parliament passed a cross-border data transfer bill to clear the way for an EU adequacy finding.

Continue Reading New Zealand Update: Google Street View Investigation & New Cross-Border Privacy Laws

Data protection authorities from ten countries around the world issued a strongly worded letter to Google expressing concern about the company’s privacy practices, and signaling an intent to pursue multilateral enforcement measures.

Continue Reading International Data Protection Authorities Scold Google Over Privacy Concerns