Data And Cyber Bulletin - August 2021

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Data And Cyber Bulletin - August 2021

Published 27 agosto 2021

Welcome to the August edition of our Data And Cyber Bulletin.

This month, we provide commentary on the highest fine issued to date under the GDPR against Amazon.com, along with a summary of the recent decision in Warren v DSG which provided much-needed clarity on data claims. We also include updates on the further scrutiny of social media giant, TikTok, along with a summary of recent ransomware developments.

We are delighted that this month’s guest contributor is Ben Hamer, specialist privacy, defamation and data protection Counsel at 5RB, with whom we regularly work. Ben shares helpful guidance on compensation claims strategy.

Finally, we are pleased to provide this month’s Fines, Penalties and Enforcement Tracker.

 

Accidental data breaches: compensation claims and courts

Ben Hamer discusses compensation claims developments and strategy, providing helpful guidance on transfers to the County Court and allocation to the small claims track.

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Amazon’s Luxembourgian Lead Gamble

We consider the $886m fine imposed against Amazon.com by its lead supervisory authority in Luxembourg and provide comments on the benefits of the One Stop Shop mechanism.

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Warren v DSG: strike-out success

We provide a summary of the recent decision in Warren v DSG in which the Defendant successfully applied for summary judgment and/or an order for strike out of breach of confidence, misuse of private information and negligence claims.

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Beware of Ransomware

We provide a summary of recent developments in ransomware.

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Costs

DAC Beachcroft is fortunate to have its own internal costs team and we share valuable insight from Adam Burrell which was recently published.

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We hope you enjoy this month’s newsletter.

DAC Beachcroft’s Cyber Team

Authors

Patrick Hill

Patrick Hill

London - Walbrook

+44 (0)20 7894 6930

Hans Allnutt

Hans Allnutt

London - Walbrook

+44 (0) 20 7894 6925

Eleanor Ludlam

Eleanor Ludlam

London - Walbrook

+44 (0)20 7894 6098

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