Category Archives: IAPP

Are all these GDPR-consent emails even necessary?
Are all these GDPR-consent emails even necessary?

With the EU General Data Protection Regulation in the home stretch, users can probably expect the deluge of compliance emails to dry up. But are we already in danger of consent fatigue, and does this even need to be the case?

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Breaking gender barriers
Breaking gender barriers

A complex mesh of factors discourages women from working in Europe’s digital economy. Fixing these requires sustained, multi-stakeholder action. By any standard, there are too few women working in Europe’s digital economy. A recent study on women in the digital …

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Is this a perfect storm toward Privacy Shield’s demise?
Is this a perfect storm toward Privacy Shield’s demise?

From its very beginning, rising from the ashes of the debunked Safe Harbor, Privacy Shield has been on shaky ground. However, fresh concern from the European Parliament and a referral to the European Court of Justice have put its future …

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European Commission rolls out its proposal for a so-called eEvidence law
European Commission rolls out its proposal for a so-called eEvidence law

Tech companies around the globe will be forced to hand over data to European authorities under the European Union version of the U.S. Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act, unveiled April 17.

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‘Mr. Privacy’ leaves Parliament
‘Mr. Privacy’ leaves Parliament

Jan Philipp Albrecht, scourge of data-slurpers everywhere, and revered as the European Parliament’s “Mr. Privacy” is moving on to pastures new.  It was announced earlier this month that he would take up the post of State Minister for Energy, Agriculture, …

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The Privacy Advisor Podcast: A journalist’s view from the EU
The Privacy Advisor Podcast: A journalist’s view from the EU

Jennifer Baker makes a career out of knowing the nuances of data protection and data privacy. But she’s not advising clients or writing privacy policies. Rather, as a freelance journalist, she’s reporting on the developments that often guide the decision-making …

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What might bug bounty programs look like under the GDPR?
What might bug bounty programs look like under the GDPR?

With GDPR D-day looming, how are large companies going to ensure that they are not breached? There is a lot of speculation about which company will be the first to be hit with a fine under the new rules, and …

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Three’s a crowd — third-party risk under the GDPR
Three’s a crowd — third-party risk under the GDPR

According to recent research by RSA, failure to protect customer data is creating long-term business problems for organizations.

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What does ePrivacy look like under new presidency?
What does ePrivacy look like under new presidency?

The new Bulgarian Presidency in charge of spearheading negotiations for the overhaul of Europe’s ePrivacy law has set out its priorities in a 22-page document, and, although an overly ambitious May deadline has been abandoned, moved quickly to get the ball …

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