Category Archives: CPO Magazine

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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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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EU Wants Data Protection to Go Hand in Hand with Trade Deals
EU Wants Data Protection to Go Hand in Hand with Trade Deals

Europe is trying to work out a way to have its data protection cake, without it being gobbled up in trade agreements, but “sympathetic consideration” could lead to loopholes.

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UK Eyes New Data Protection Law, Wants to Keep EU Happy
UK Eyes New Data Protection Law, Wants to Keep EU Happy

On August 7, the UK government published a so-called “Statement of Intent” for the overhaul of its data protection law. Nearly a month later, companies and citizens alike are still waiting for the details. Speculation has been rife, but let’s …

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