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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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...

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Volt MEP: Abolishing unanimity is key to making the EU more effective

By |maj 26th, 2020|Conference on the Future of Europe, digitalisation, EU treaties, European Commission, GDPR, MFF, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Volt|

The coronavirus crisis has once again shown that reforms of "the basic structure" of the EU are necessary, including abolishing unanimity in the European Council, to strengthen the EU's ability to act, German MEP Damian Boeselager (Volt) told EURACTIV ...

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Irish data protection authority under fire over Facebook case

By |maj 26th, 2020|Austria, data protection, Data Protection Commissioner, EU, Facebook, GDPR, Instagram, Ireland, Max Schrems, News, Whatsapp|

In an open letter, online privacy activist Max Schrems has criticised the Irish data protection commission's handling of a complaint against social media giant Facebook and called on the European Union to step in. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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GDPR enforcement held back by lack of resources, report says

By |maj 25th, 2020|Access Now, data protection, Data Protection Commissioner, EU, European Union, GDPR, Helen Dixon, Ireland, Irish Data Protection Commissioner, News|

Enforcement of EU data privacy rules is being stifled by a lack of resources across national authorities, according to a new study published today (25 May), on the second anniversary of the EU's landmark general data protection regulation (GDPR).

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Irish regulator reaches preliminary decision in Twitter privacy probe

By |maj 24th, 2020|GDPR, Irelans, News, Twitter|

Twitter may be the first big technology firm to face a fine by the EU’s lead regulator under the region’s tougher data protection rules after it submitted a preliminary decision in a probe into the social media firm to other member states.

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EU data watchdog ‘very worried’ by Hungary’s GDPR suspension

By |maj 18th, 2020|Andrea Jelinek, Brexit, data protection, EDPB, EU, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Helen Dixon, Hungary, News, Privacy|

The European Data Protection Board, the EU's umbrella organisation overseeing the application of EU data protection rules on the bloc, has voiced its concern over the suspension of EU data protection rights in Hungary.

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Austrian ministry could face GDPR penalty after publishing personal data online

By |maj 13th, 2020|Austria, data security, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, News|

Austrians' personal data has been publicly accessible on the Ministry of Economy's website since 2009. The liberal party NEOS and NGO epicenter.works call it the "biggest data protection scandal of the Second Republic." NEOS is considering legal action and a GDPR expert told EURACTIV Germany it could be successful.

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