Jon Baines in The Register

Posted on 20 November 2018. Source: The Register

Jon Baines in The Register

Jon Baines, Data Protection Advisor at Mishcon de Reya, has been quoted in The Register in relation to the Information Commissioner's Office's (ICO) authority to take enforcement action again for The Washington Post over the non-compliance of its online subscription options with EU data protection rules.

Jon said that it appears the ICO is "attempting to exercise GDPR's extra-territorial scope against an entity 'offering goods and services to those in the EU’." But, he added: "As the ICO said, there are likely to be limits to its ability (and willingness) to take enforcement action outside the jurisdiction, so I'd be surprised if this went any further."

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