Privacy and Security TidBits

Tag: CNIL

Pictures, Online Tagging, Facial Recognition and Privacy: A Study by the CNIL

 In a recent article, published by the Huffington Post, Isabelle Falque Perrotin, the President of the CNIL * , summarizes the findings of a study that the CNIL had commissioned on the use of photos in social media. The study was conducted by TNS Sofres on a national sample of 1554 people age thirteen and up. The […]

Privacy and Data Protection in the EU: The grass is not always greener on the other side of the pond

According to the annual report of the French Association of Data Protection Officers (AFCDP), published on 28 January 2011, 82% of French enterprises do not abide by the French Data Protection Act of 2004 (La Loi Informatique & Libertés). The AFCDP is a professional organisation that represents French privacy professionals.  The AFCDP works to develop privacy best […]