Category: Data Protection

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Law Firm Internet Security and Data Protection

Since the ECJ decision in Juily 2020, Schrems-II v Facebook, It has been cleared that no personal data should leave the European Economic Area, EEA, or transferred in the hands of a US Communication Provider, a principle extended to any country not benefiting from an adequacy agreement. Therefore, all legal professions regularly exchanging data outside the EEA, need to take specific measures to ensure the security of these data, at an equivalent level as the protection offered by the GDPR within the EEA. Data subjects whom data are being exported have to be informed in all transparency, of the risks associated to such data transfer.

Online Platforms and Popular Technologies 2020

Legal and Regulatory Responses to Technology Challenges In Octobre 2020, I participated to this online event organised by the Practicing Law Institute PLI. I participated, along with EU and US experts, on the first panel on E.U. Developments in Platform Regulation. The material remains available on demand until Octobre 2021. I focused on Chapitre V,…
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End to End Encryption on Website

Part of the data protection duties for any controller owning a website is to ensure the security of the electronic transmissions and the personal data of their visitors and E2EE.

Schrems-II Invalidation of the Privacy Shield by the ECJ

A major decision issued by the ECJ on Thursday 16th of July invalidated toe Transatlantic data flow agreement between the EU and the US for the second time after the Safe Harbor invalidation by the ECJ. NEW IMPORTANT UPDATE 24th July 2020 – NOYB Next Steps for EU companies & FAQs FISA 702+EO 12333 have…
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NHSX Contacts Tracing App

Is NHSX UK centralised Tracing APP capable of best combat the COVID19 propagation? the Balance of proportionality looks rather weak.

Drones, Autonomus Cars, Ethics and Regulation

We have recently looking at Artificial Intelligence, after Police wearable cameras, Police 3D Printing a digital finger, Police killing robots, here comes a look at drones and ‘driveless’or ‘autonomus’ cars. Google initiated the path, Telsa has been in the news for a recent accident. ‘Security robot accidentally attacks child’. Finally, but not the last incident to report, a ‘Robot vacuum cleaner ‘attacks’ South Korea housewife’s hair’. All incidents…
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Keeping an eye

Keeping an eye on sources and articles around the issue of data collection.

Law Firm Internet Security and Data Protection

Mossack Fonseca hack and the Panama Papers scandal should have been a wake up call for all law firms to take clients data security more seriously. Here is Why we Should All Care About Panamapapers even if we have no offshore investment.

GDPR Is Not Shooting The Messenger

There has been questioning around the application of the GDPR to Royal Mail.

POURQUOI LE RESPECT DE LA VIE PRIVEE EST UNE IMPERATIVE

Rétablir le paramètre par défaut, du souvenir à l’oubli.

STOP-COVID Combattre la Pandémie Sans Infecter la Démocratie

mardi 28 Avril 2020, le Premier Ministre Edouard Philippe a été entendu devant le Sénat notamment pour le projet STOP-COVID préparant la sortie du confinement imposé par la pandémie du COVID-19

ZOOM VIDEOCONFERENCING PRIVACY AND LIABILITY

A Look At The Many Considerations to Keep in Mind Before Using A Video Conferencing Technology .

Zoom Visio-conférence Pour Les Juristes

Il est impératif de bien évaluer les incidences du choix d’une technologie sur la protection des données. Un avocat manipulant des données sensibles qui lui sont confiées ou du fait de sa mission, est tenu à la plus grande vigilance. L’analyse d’impact s’impose. En son absence, la mise en cause de la responsabilité est à craindre.

Consumer contracts and the validity of consent

Personal data is the hot potato. If you do’t need it, don”t collect it, don’t keep it. Data minimisation will save you many troubles.

Court said NO to Facial Recognition Technology

FIRST EVER DECISION OF A FRENCH COURT APPLYING GDPR TO FACIAL RECOGNITION. Facial recognition technology deemed disproportionate measure in schools.

Facial Recognition technologies

Facial Recognition technology collect sensitive biometrics data, they are inacurate and put data at risk.

You Should be Freaking out About Privacy

Guest post by Kurt Brand, Executive IT Consultant and Interim CDO/CIO/CTO/CISO If you want to do yourself a big favor, please invest a short moment of your precious time to watch this 12 minute New York Times video published on Dec 20, 2019, under the heading “You should be freaking out about privacy”: https://t1p.de/8pfe The video…
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Privacy at a glance

A New Year, a new decade, a new Privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act entered into force this January 2020. The EU General Data Protection Regulation made a big bang noise with its unprecedented treat of fines. The general public started to be more aware of the value of their personal data. As we…
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Privacy, Education and Human Dignity

Access to knowledge for everyone in the increasingly-interconnected society has been a tool for democracy. We discuss here the dangers of a world online and the growing concerns about state surveillance, security, privacy and exploitation. We discuss our right to protect our individual freedom. We conclude that privacy is a fundamental Human Rights in order to guarantee human dignity and freedom.

Interview with Cybertalks

Pre GDPR data privacy principles were ignored…and companies are still complacent as the ICO has been slow to fine organisations for failure to comply. Tara Taubman-Bassirian LLM, GDPR, Data Protection and IP consultant – Voted Privacy Hero of the Year, talks to Karla Reffold in a Cybertals interview about GDPR and the rights of Data Subjects.