Bordering on artificial
Bordering on artificial

Artificial Intelligence is being considered for use in border control. Why a pilot trial of facial recognition in Europe should ring alarm bells.

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Facial recognition: Time to face the music?
Facial recognition: Time to face the music?

Authorities could consider a stricter approach to the use of facial recognition technologies, and last month, a school in northern Sweden triggered the first fine for use of a facial recognition system under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Programmatic advertising or problematic advertising?
Programmatic advertising or problematic advertising?

The data protection case that tackles the foundation of the internet: It’s easy to lose sight of the issue amid the “he said, she said” volley of attacks in the Brave versus IAB Europe battle, but at its heart the …

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Commission urges member states to allocate resources to DPAs
Commission urges member states to allocate resources to DPAs

The European Commission has urged European countries to allocate sufficient resources to national data protection authorities as it is essential for authorities to be sufficiently provided for in order to ensure their “effective independence.”

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Terms, Conditions and Considerations Under the GDPR
Terms, Conditions and Considerations Under the GDPR

In recent months European regulators have found fault with tech giants Facebook and Google’s terms and conditions, causing DPOs at smaller companies to be understandably worried.

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Schrems II hearing challenges EU-US dataflows
Schrems II hearing challenges EU-US dataflows

The European Court of Justice hearing in case 311/18, also known as “Schrems II,” stretched arguments to the limit Tuesday and left both sides worried ruling could be sweeping.

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EU High Court hearings to determine future of Privacy Shield, SCCs
EU High Court hearings to determine future of Privacy Shield, SCCs

Privacy Shield has been under fire ever since it was negotiated by the European Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce as a replacement for the faulty Safe Harbor agreement. But now, the EU-U.S. data-sharing arrangement faces its biggest obstacle yet, …

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The Problem with EU Telcos Flouting Net Neutrality
The Problem with EU Telcos Flouting Net Neutrality

European telcos already use deep packet inspection to monitor web traffic. Soon its use for surveillance and profiling could be enshrined in law.

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Two major GDPR complaints: A close-up
Two major GDPR complaints: A close-up

One year since the EU General Data Protection Regulation came into force, and most of the commentary has focused on enforcement or compliance. But what about the complaints filed? They vary significantly from Brave et al’s sectoral complaint and NOYB’s …

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