07.04.2015

Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) releases 2014 annual report

The Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) released its annual report for 2014 today highlighting an increased size and level of participation, and in particular:
  • Substantial enhancements to the online cooperation platform.
  • 15 additional authorities joined the network in 2014 including new members from Africa, Asia and Latin America.
  • 18 teleconferences were held in the Atlantic and Pacific regions connecting authorities to share experience and build expertise.
  • A major cooperative sweep of online mobile apps examined the privacy practices of over 1200 apps. [...]
Source: GPEN press release