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).
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 …
The European Commission has urged European countries to allocate sufficient resources to national data protection authorities as it is essential for authorities to be sufficiently provided for in order to ensure their “effective independence.”
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.
Privacy Shield has been under fire ever since it was negotiated by the European Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce as a replacement for the faulty Safe Harbor agreement. But now, the EU-U.S. data-sharing arrangement faces its biggest obstacle yet, …
European telcos already use deep packet inspection to monitor web traffic. Soon its use for surveillance and profiling could be enshrined in law.