First Company Found (burnt) in Violation of Dutch Cookie Rules

Little shocked that this came so early for cookies, but considering all the data protection issues that has come up of the last year I’m not. On May 13, 2014, the Dutch Data Protection Authority published the findings of its investigation into the compliance of an online advertising agency YD…

German Court Rules Google Privacy Policy Violates Data Protection Laws

On Tuesday, the Regional Court of Berlin ruled that Google’s privacy policy and terms of service (ToS) violate Germany’s data protection laws. The case, which was brought on by the Federation of German Consumer Organizations (VZBV), states that clauses within the documents are vaguely formulated and restrict the rights of…