EU data watchdog argues for moratorium on recognition technology

By |julij 1st, 2020|automated recognition, biometric, biometric data, biometric; facial recognition, data, data protection, EDPS, European Data Protection Supervisor, facial recognition, moratorium, News, Privacy, Wojciech Wiewiórowski|

Automated recognition technologies in public spaces should be temporarily banned, the EU's institutional data protection watchdog has said, arguing in favour of a moratorium.

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Commission conducting ‘preparatory work’ should ECJ invalidate privacy shield 

By |julij 1st, 2020|data protection, data transfers, Didier Reynders, EU, EU-US privacy shield, European Commission, Facebook, Max Schrems, News, Privacy, privacy shield, Standard Contractual Clauses|

The European Commission is preparing for the eventuality that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) may invalidate the EU-US data transfer agreement, known as the Privacy Shield, Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders has said.

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Commission uncertain on future UK data adequacy agreement 

By |junij 24th, 2020|adequacy agreement, Brexit, data protection, data transfers, EU, GDPR, GRPD review, News, Privacy, UK, Věra Jourová|

The European Commission has said that it 'cannot predict' whether the UK will be fit for a data transfer adequacy agreement with the EU as part of ongoing negotiations on a future trade deal between the two parties.

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Germany’s highest court orders Facebook to stop cross-platform data sharing

By |junij 23rd, 2020|Antitrust, Bundesgerichtshof, Bundeskartellamt, data collection, data protection, Facebook, Federal Supreme Court, Germany, Instagram, News, Whatsapp|

With immediate effect, the Facebook company must stop merging and sharing user data from its Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram platforms in Germany, according to a ruling by the country's highest court. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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LEAK: Commission pushes UK for ‘high degree of convergence’ in GDPR review

By |junij 23rd, 2020|Brexit, data protection, EU, GDPR, GDPR review, News, Privacy, UK|

The European Commission will tomorrow (24 June) highlight the importance of the UK abiding by EU data protection rules as part of a future relationship between the two parties, in the first review of the landmark general data protection regulation, obt...

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Crowd monitoring facial recognition tech awarded Commission seal of excellence 

By |junij 19th, 2020|biometric, data protection, EU, Europe, European Commission, facial recognition, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, News, Privacy|

The European Commission has given its 'seal of excellence' to a technology that provides 'advanced video analytics, including real-time face recognition and crowd behaviour analysis,' to be used in the bloc's fight against another potential outbreak of...

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German data protection commissioner criticises government agencies, legislative procedures

By |junij 17th, 2020|Corona-Warn-App, data protection, freedom of information, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Germany, News, SPD, Ulrich Kelber|

Ulrich Kelber (SPD) rarely shies away from criticising his own government in his role as Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI). During the presentation of his annual reports, he pointed out hasty procedures where data prote...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za German data protection commissioner criticises government agencies, legislative procedures

German government presents ‘best coronavirus tracing app worldwide’

By |junij 16th, 2020|App, big data, Chaos Computer Club, Corona-Warn-App, coronavirus, COVID-19, data protection, Deutsche Telekom, Jens Spahn, News, SAP|

The German 'Corona-Warn-App' is here, and the government gave it the hard sell when ministers presented it on Tuesday (16 June), EURACTIV Germany reports.

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German COVID-19 app ‘clean’ but still lacks legal basis, experts say

By |junij 9th, 2020|Apple, coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID-app, data protection, Germany, Google, health crisis, News|

Next week, Germany will present its so-called "Corona-Warn-App", Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) has announced. However, while the public source code seems to be clean, data protection advocates still demand a legal basis. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Altmaier charts Gaia-X as the beginning of a ‘European data ecosystem’

By |junij 5th, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, cloud, cloud infrastructure, data, data protection, Gaia-X, News, Peter Altmaier|

France and Germany’s ambitious bid to create a European cloud data infrastructure to stave off US and Chinese competitors was launched on Thursday (4 June), as Ministers Bruno Le Maire and Peter Altmaier revealed more on their landmark Gaia-X project.

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