The General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR) was widely hailed for bringing in tougher new sanctions that regulators hoped would give them more powers of enforcement. But this week the British watchdog, the ICO said that it wanted further powers to seize …
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The European Parliament’s Conference of Presidents will decide on 21 November if the French pick for European Commissioner passes muster. But Thierry Breton faces several hurdles.
Despite the landmark ruling by the ECJ, saying that indiscriminate data retention was illegal, several European countries are once again seeking to bring back the practice AND weaken encryption with “backdoors”.
On Tuesday 24 September, Google has won what everyone is calling a “landmark case” against CNIL, the French data protection authority. At the heart of the matter is how far the ‘right to be forgotten’ rules extend. Spoiler alert! Not …
Third annual review follows familiar template. International digital rights NGO, Access Now, called on the European Commission to strike down the Privacy Shield agreement that allows data sharing between EU and the US. Don’t bet on that happening.
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).