Tag: Regulation

Google hit with £44m GDPR fine over ads

Google has been fined 50 million euros (£44m) by the French data regulator CNIL, for a breach of the EU's data protection rules.

Australia data encryption laws explained

Australian police can now order tech firms to access the encrypted messages of suspects

Most significant food safety change in 25 years?

In the last 25 years, what was the most significant food safety change?

Water farce! FCA abandons new base after building dries up

Hundreds of staff at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) were sent home on Wednesday following reports there was no water in the building’s toilets.

‘Supply Chain Issues’ to blame for cannabis shortage in Canada

One of Canada’s largest licensed cannabis producers says it will not be able to meet the full demand requested by the provinces by tomorrow.

EU privacy chief expects first round of fines under new law by year-end

Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law, with the first round of sanctions expected by the end of the year, the bloc's privacy chief said.

FDA: Pesticide levels in most domestic and imported foods meet EPA legal limits

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues the results of its fiscal year 2016 Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program.

Disrupting the supply chain: What happens to the black market when cannabis becomes legal?

The National Post spoke to people involved in the black market — from growers and dispensaries to a pot lounge owner — to find out what they plan to do on Oct. 17

Data firm hit with first ever GDPR notice!

A Canadian analytics firm that worked for Vote Leave has received the UK's first formal notice under a key data law, the UK's data protection watchdog has confirmed.

Why compliance is a business enabler, not a hindrance

Compliance isn’t just a bureaucratic nuisance. When done properly, it can contribute greatly to the strategic governance of the overall organization.

FIFA player uses GDPR to find out everything EA has on him, realises he’s spent over $10,000 in two years

A FIFA player used GDPR to find out everything publisher EA had on him - and realised he'd spent an incredible $10,000 on the game in just two years.

FDA plans to use ISO 13485 for medical devices regulation

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the government department that regulates the medical devices sector, announced its intention to use ISO 13485 as the basis for its quality system legislation.