Privacy and Data Protection

Month: January, 2011

Computer, Privacy & Data Protection: European Data Protection: In Good Health? Part 2

According to its mission statement, the annual conference “Computers, Privacy and Data Protection“ in Brussels aims to create a bridge between policy makers, academics, practitioners and activists, and aims to become Europe’s most important forum for the discussion of data protection and privacy issues. This goal was certainly reached during the panel on Bahavioural Targeting and […]

Computers, Privacy and Data Protection International Conference: European Data Protection, In Good Health? Part 1

According to its mission statement, the annual conference “Computers, Privacy and Data Protection“ in Brussels aims to create a bridge between policy makers, academics, practitioners and activists, and aims to become Europe’s most important forum for the discussion of data protection and privacy issues. The conference was held on the occasion of the annual Data Protection […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

Protecting privacy in the age of location-based services (video) http://bit.ly/i8y9hp= where is the "consumer" in this debate? # GSMA Publishes Mobile Privacy Principles http://bit.ly/epYpNw # indeed! RT @nighatdad: @_pidder_ Guys at #CPDP2011 experiencing bad internet connectivity hence less tweets:( # #cpdp2011 super tweetup with @pascalina75015 @privacymatters and @Mjimenm ! # #CPDP US companies have built […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

Nice catching up with @julespolonetsky and meeting @neilglassman and @prefcentral IRL at #digitalprivacy today # Enjoyed the multi faceted #privacy coveragere at excellent #digitalprivacy conference today # #digitalprivacy Jeff Jarvis: not new industrial revolution but new guthenberg revolution # #digitalprivacy Andrew Keen/Our lives have moved to the network- beginning of social revolution # #digitalprivacy Andrew […]

The European Data Protection Supervisor publishes his opinion on the EU personal data protection legal framework overhaul

The European Data Protection Supervisor, Peter Hustinx, has published his opinion in response to  the Commission’s Communication regarding the review of the personal data protection legal framework on his website yesterday, while it was published on this website one day before. The EDPS recommends that the new legal instrument should be a regulation instead of a directive […]

The European Data Protection Supervisor recommends a Regulation, not a Directive!

The European Data Protection Supervisor, Peter Hustinx, has issued an opinion in response to  the Commission’s Communication of November 4, 2010  regarding the Review of the Data Protection Legal Framework . The EDPS agrees with the Commission that a review of the present legal framework for data protection in the EU is necessary in order to ensure effective protection […]

Opinion of the European Data Protection Supervisor on the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions – “A comprehensive approach on personal data protection in the European Union”

The EDPS (European Data Protection Supervisor), Peter Hustinx, has given his opinion regarding the Review of the Data Protection Legal Framework on January 14. Here is the text: Opinion of the European Data Protection Supervisor on the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

Adobe makes it easier to delete Flash cookies http://bit.ly/fsvIQo #privacy #dataprotection # Data Security And Cyber Security Laws Needed In India http://bit.ly/focAAT # When MySpace Goes, What Happens to the Data and Privacy? http://bit.ly/eF2T6N # that was so 2008 RT @kashhill: Brooklyn College Student Committed to Mental Institution After Hidden Camera Complaint http://bit.ly/ifTE3A # RT […]

The Recent Privacy Framework Proposals,The Internet of Things and PET

The CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas  just wrapped up a few days ago to an astounding success. According to PC magazine, one of the five essential trends to emerge from the CES 2011 was the internet of things. The internet of things can be explained as follows: “It is foreseeable that any object will […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

Thanks! RT @PosseList: @EUdiscovery We’re kinda fed up with you Tweeting all this good EU data protection stuff # Thanks for RTs @PosseList @ProjectCounsel @clarinette02 @ddoneda @hrucic @PrivacyCamp @PrivacyQueen ! # Article 29 Working Party Opinion 8/2010 on Applicable Law and Smartphone Data http://bit.ly/gOZ2ps #dataprotection #ediscovery # Art. 29 WP Opinion 8/2010 on Applicable Law, […]