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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.