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.

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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.

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On July 28, 2009,  the Data Privacy Subgroup meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in Singapore reported a number of privacy-related legislative developments on the horizon.  Among the highlights:

  • On July 15, the Malaysian Cabinet approved privacy legislation to be enacted by the Parliament in early 2010 
  • Vietnam is set to enact consumer