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Regulation

Industry ViewsPersonal DataRegulation

Industry views: GDPR one year on

This Saturday the 25th of May marks one year since the launch of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation which introduced new rules for how businesses handle consumer's personal data. We asked MEF Members from across the mobile value chain to share their thoughts on GDPR's first year; how has…
Sam Hill
May 23, 2019
Country FocusPersonal DataRegulation

Walking the line between POPIA and GDPR

Russel Luck, specialist Technology Attorney at SwiftTechLaw discusses the similarities and differences between South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and Europe’s GDPR and how companies doing business across both regions need to handle their approach to privacy compliance. A lesser-known fact is that the European Union is the…
Sam Hill
October 18, 2018
Guest blogMEF LatAmRegulation

Brazil is on the verge of its new Data Privacy Law

Rafael Pellon, MEF LatAm advisor and partner at Focaccia, Amaral, Salvia, Pellon & Lamonica Advogados discusses the ongoing debate in the Brazilian legislature surrounding the adoption of GDPR-like rules governing data privacy for the country. At the end of May the House of Representatives in Brazil approved the Bill of…
Sam Hill
July 3, 2018
Guest blogRegulation

GDPR: Profiling And The Mobile Ecosystem

The GDPR special edition of MEF’s eBulletin series, supported by CLX Communications, highlights the perspectives of the diverse MEF membership and experts on their path to preparing for GDPR compliance. Personal profiling has long-since been the bedrock of how data is used in the digital economy. It can, divulge a…
Sam Hill
June 20, 2018