Category Archives: IAPP

EU approaching adequacy deals with Japan, Korea
EU approaching adequacy deals with Japan, Korea

Last month, European Justice Commissioner Vera Jourová went on an official visit to Asia, with stops in Japan and the Republic of Korea. Her aim? To make concrete progress on data flows as the European bloc looks at how to …

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Will Bulgaria get ePrivacy done in time? Doesn’t look good
Will Bulgaria get ePrivacy done in time? Doesn’t look good

Earlier this month the current Bulgarian Presidency of the European Council sent out a “progress report” on the draft ePrivacy regulation, and the question on everyone’s lips was whether there would be a general approach before Bulgaria gives up the …

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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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