Category Archives: IAPP

Tech companies have grown up – we must treat them like adults
Tech companies have grown up – we must treat them like adults

Europe’s data protection regime is widely regarded as the best in the world. The man charged with advising the EU’s lawmakers on privacy, the European Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, spoke to Jennifer Baker for the Good Technology Collective.

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LIBE votes to push Lauristin’s ePrivacy Regulation forward
LIBE votes to push Lauristin’s ePrivacy Regulation forward

End-to-end encryption got the thumbs up, and so-called “backdoors” that would allow the reading of encrypted messaging were categorically ruled out… but the battle isn’t over yet!

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LIBE ePrivacy vote delayed; JURI, ITRE and EDPS weigh in
LIBE ePrivacy vote delayed; JURI, ITRE and EDPS weigh in

The big vote on the ePrivacy Regulation in the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will be delayed by at least a week. Originally scheduled for Oct. 12, agreement among MEPs on the text has been difficult …

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Behavioral advertising industry slams ePrivacy plans
Behavioral advertising industry slams ePrivacy plans

In scenes reminiscent of the last days of GDPR drafting, lobbyists from the advertising industry queued up to give European plans for the ePrivacy regulation a kicking.

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EU opens consultation on law enforcement hacking
EU opens consultation on law enforcement hacking

Have your say on plans to “help Europe’s law enforcement agencies combat crime in the digital age” — that’s code for getting access to more information more easily. Read more…

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LIBE submits more than 800 amendments to ePrivacy Regulation
LIBE submits more than 800 amendments to ePrivacy Regulation

The clock is ticking on the ePrivacy Regulation — and the ambitious aim of having it ready for May 2018.

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Tensions run high at hearing on counter-terrorism, interoperability
Tensions run high at hearing on counter-terrorism, interoperability

MEPs turn up the pressure on “High-Level Expert Group on Information Systems and Interoperability”…

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