According to the amendment to the Regulation on secondary education institutions made by the Ministry of National Education, the school administration should carry out the works and transactions related to the processing of personal data of students within the scope of The Turkish Data Protection Law, and in cases where there are no other processing conditions, the personal data of students cannot be processed without the explicit consent of the parents/guardians or the person concerned.
French MEP and CNIL member Philippe Latombe has announced that he is calling for the cancellation of the agreement that allows companies to transfer data freely between the EU and the US.
In his statement, Latombe emphasised that the agreement violates the European Union's Charter of Fundamental Rights and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation by failing to provide adequate safeguards for respect for private and family life.
•India's first data protection law, the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, was published in the Official Gazette on 11 August 2023.
•In Algeria, the "Law Relating to the Protection of Individuals in the Processing of Personal Data" entered into force on 10 August 2023.
CNIL, the French data protection authority, has published decisions on parental control standards for children's internet access. The first decision requires minimum features that prohibit children under 13 from downloading applications and block access to content on certain platforms. The second decision requires that mandatory features added to devices should not lead to additional data collection about children.
A woman from Texas has been awarded US$1.2 billion in damages in a lawsuit over the non-consensual distribution of intimate images. The lawsuit alleged that explicit images of the woman were distributed by her ex-boyfriend to her family, friends and co-workers without her consent in an attempt to damage her reputation. The content included personally identifiable information, including the woman's name, address and images of her face. It was decided to pay the woman $200 million in compensation for past and future suffering and $1 billion to set an example.