Mergers Off? Tech Companies Could Get Too Much Data
Mergers Off? Tech Companies Could Get Too Much Data

If company A has certain information on you and company B has different information, should they be allowed to merge? Big Tech companies can amass colossal datasets through mergers and acquisitions – and the European Commission could rule these moves …

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A farewell interview: Joe McNamee moves on from EDRi
A farewell interview: Joe McNamee moves on from EDRi

For the past decade, Joe McNamee has headed up EDRi, the European Digital Rights organization in Brussels. Often the sole voice of civil society in the room, his dry wit has influenced lawmakers and public discourse about privacy rights across …

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GDPR insurance: A three-part problem
GDPR insurance: A three-part problem

Last October, a British Court of Appeal suggested that organizations should buy data breach insurance. But how easy is it to do that? There are a few problems, among them whether insurers can accurately price the risk.

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#RawPolitics 21.01.19
#RawPolitics 21.01.19

Explaining why Articles 11 and 13 have caused the copyright reform to crash.

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The Cookie Crumbles
The Cookie Crumbles

Privacy-intrusive default settings, misleading wording, and design that obscures privacy-friendly options are just a few of the tactics employed by many websites to manipulate users into giving consent.

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Facebook “owns” my family: a cautionary fable
Facebook “owns” my family: a cautionary fable

Quitting ain’t easy and I suppose it says something that it wasn’t the data tracking, the endless scandals, the cavalier approach to laws or fundamental rights, that tipped me over the edge, but basic frustration.

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Will the GDPR incite sectoral codes of conduct?
Will the GDPR incite sectoral codes of conduct?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation has given a new impetus to codes of conduct. But what are the big benefits of codes over certification? How will they work, and who is most in need of them?

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Is data protection adequacy on the cards after Brexit?
Is data protection adequacy on the cards after Brexit?

Even the UK’s own ICO isn’t so sure. On Oct. 23, Margot James, the U.K.’s digital minister, finally admitted to a House of Commons select committee that she could not categorically guarantee an EU adequacy agreement.

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#RawPolitics 27.11.18
#RawPolitics 27.11.18

Jennifer Baker is on the sofa to talk about Mark Zuckerberg’s failure to show up to a UK parliamentary hearing on Facebook.

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