On September 6, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP submitted formal comments to the European Data Protection Board (the “EDPB”) on its draft guidelines on processing of personal data through video devices (the “Guidelines”). The Guidelines were adopted on July 10, 2019, for public consultation.

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On September 4, 2019, the High Court of England and Wales dismissed a challenge against South Wales Police’s use of Automated Facial Recognition technology, determining that the police’s use of AFR had been necessary and proportionate to achieve their statutory obligations.
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On July 6, 2016, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority issued a short paper on video surveillance under the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The paper is part of a series of papers that the Bavarian DPA will issue periodically on specific processing activities under GDPR.
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The CNIL announced that it will conduct 450 on-site inspections in 2012, focusing on issues such as smart phone technology, health data security, data breaches, police records and day-to-day personal information collection by large entities such as utilities.
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On November 16, 2011, the French Data Protection Authority published its Annual Activity Report for 2010. The Report highlights the CNIL’s major accomplishments from 2010 and its priorities for 2011, and includes recommendations for the revision of the EU data protection framework.
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