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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.

POURQUOI LE RESPECT DE LA VIE PRIVEE EST UNE IMPERATIVE

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

ZOOM VIDEOCONFERENCING PRIVACY AND LIABILITY

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

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.

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.

Interview with DataGrail

Interview Series: Tara Taubman Bassirian, Data Protection and IP Consultant at Data Rainbow

UK Watchdog Investigation of British Airways and Marriott Hotels Security Breaches

Following an incident reported to the ICO in September 2018, the Information Commissioners Office (ICO), the UK’s data protection supervisory authority, investigated and uncovered that the personal data of up to 500,000 BA customers had been unlawfully accessed. The BA’s website had been diverted to a dummy site where customer details were harvested by hackers. Some credit cards long number and security codes had been discolosed causing serious security breaches. On 8th of July 2019, the ICO published a Notice of Intent to fine British Airways 183 million £.

Privacy Insights by Stewart Room

Sharing Stewart Room’s Privacy insights with his authorisation. Stewart Room is Partner at PwC UK. Top reasons to cherish concepts of privacy: ? Discovery and development: we need a private place to develop and grow, to experiment and to find out who we are. ? Happiness: our relationships with one another require a private place…
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CCTV cameras and captured images

Big Brother is taking over our streets and buildings. This omniveillance has severe chilling effects on our Fundamental Rights of freedom and human dignity. We are seriously suffocating in our Panoptican society.

Facebook Saga

In the land of Facebook things are getting tough. UPDATE : There is an abundance of Facebook headlines in the news and the saga continues. 2019 is going to be the year of GAFAs, will Facebook survive? the combat of lobbies is tough. Via Mario Guglielmetti : ‘the Parliament(s) of 9 countries of the world,…
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GDPR, Data Privacy Day and The Need for Privacy

Data Security and Privacy interview of Tara Taubman-Bassirian by the Privacy Professor, Rebecca Herold, Tuesday at 2 PM PacificJanuary 22nd 2019: GDPR, Data Privacy Day and The Need for Privacy Episode Description 2018 privacy hero of the year, Tara Taubman-Bassirian, discusses the EU GDPR, the increasing need for protecting privacy in the increasingly technology-rich environment,…
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HAPPY PRIVACY DAY @)!( !!

apps demand access to your private information such as location, contacts and text messages. How would you react if real people demanded the same?

Navigating the new EU Data Protection Rules

The General Data Protection Regulation, or “GDPR” – “Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC. – was published 4 May 2016. Enforceable after a grace period of two year, from the 28th of May 2018.

What is Protected by the GDPR ?

The General Data Protection Regulation applies to Personal Data. But do we know what exactly defines Personal Data? The UK ICO recently published a clarification document.

Why Privacy Matters

The crumbs of information left behind, get aggregated and build a picture, sometimes distorted, that follows us.

What to retain from the GDPR after BREXIT

Since the UK referendum vote for BREXIT much has been speculated about the situation of the UK with regard to compliance to the GDPR enforceable from 28 May 2018. Although they are uncertainties, the recent UK Information Commissioner speech has reinforced the opinion that UK businesses need to get ready to comply.