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The GDPR and the biggest mess of all: why accurate legal definitions really matter….

Issued last week, here is what seems to be the final version of the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR)! This 6 April 2016 version, likely to be adopted by the European Parliament this week, is now in the kiosks! HIP HIP HOORRAY I hear you thinking, either ironically because more than 4 years of … Continue reading

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‘Towards a new digital ethics…’ – a vision for the future EU digital society? European Data Protection Supervisor publishes opinion on digital ethics

How should you go about addressing the ethical challenges of privacy-invasive emerging technologies with a foot in the present but an eye to the long-term future? The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) – the independent pan-EU data protection agency tasked with monitoring and advising on data protection and privacy compliance issues – has published an … Continue reading