It is still uncertain when and whether at all EU-U.S. Privacy Shield will be adopted and enter into force. In mean time, Bloomberg BNA has prepared and published a white paper which examines “the challenges that U.S. and EU regulators encountered in reaching the Privacy Shield agreement, the additional privacy protections companies will be required to […]
Free EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) app is now available for iPhone and iPad users (unfortunately there is no Android version). With this app you always will have instant access to all the articles and recitals of GDPR. GDPR app is created by DPOrganizer in collaboration with the Swedish Data Protection Forum. [themify_button style=”blue large flat” link=”https://itunes.apple.com/se/app/gdpr-general-data-protection/id1115527405?l=en&mt=8″ target=”_blank” ]Download […]
Gowling WLG recently published whitepaper “Are you data driven?” on autonomous and connected vehicles. It was prepared for UK Autodrive – leading technology and automotive businesses consortium – and explores how data protection issues – particularly the newly published General Data Protection Regulation – will affect innovation in autonomous and connected vehicles sector.
Today European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) released annual report for year 2015, reviewing what has been achieved and what will be focus further. The EDPS focused considerable efforts in 2015 on ensuring the successful adoption of new and effective data protection rules, providing legislators with detailed recommendations in the form of an app. He […]
Recently United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD ) published a report on privacy and personal data protection law, trans-border data flow and their implications on international trade and development. The in-depth and substantive report also places a focus on developing nations. This study is a timely contribution to our understanding of how data protection […]
The Irish Supreme Court recently asked the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to decide whether an exam script is personal data while deciding case Nowak v. Data Protection Commissioner.
Question about IP addresses as personal data is bit tricky. IP address (short for Internet Protocol address) is a unique numerical label assigned to an information technology device (e.g., a computer or smartphone) participating in a network using the Internet Protocol system to identify itself and communicate with other devices. IP addresses can be static or […]
Privacy and services in cloud is a hot topic now. With GDPR now adopted some are afraid that new privacy regulation in Europe will kill the cloud quickly. Although it is doubtful cloud services will cease to exist because of regulation nevertheless compliance with privacy and data protection regulation will leave an impact. Therefore it is no surprise two […]
An essay about encryption, regulation, their past and future. Encryption policy is becoming a crucial test of the values of liberal democracy in the twenty-first century. The trigger is a dilemma: the power of ciphers protects citizens when they read, bank and shop online – and the power of ciphers protects foreign spies, terrorists and criminals […]