Liability News, Articles and Updates

Looking to reduce GDPR liability, Facebook ports 1.5B non-US users to HQ

In an effort to reduce its liability under Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to take effect in May, Facebook has transferred responsibility for more than 1.5 billion users in Latin America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

France mulls manufacturer liability & open-sourcing, IoT industry on edge

The French government has floated a proposal to make manufacturers of internet-connected devices liable for the security of their devices while they are on the market.

UK ICO recommends company directors have personal liability for data breaches

The UK's Information Commissioner has given recommendations to a House of Commons Committee detailing why (amongst other things), company directors should be held personally accountable for breach of data protection laws.