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United Airlines In Bad Shape

By now you must have heard of the incident that happened Sunday 9th of April at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport. It’s all over the news. So what happened exactly? From what we know, it was the last flight on a Sunday evening 5pm from Chicago to Louisville Ky, on a small plane operated by…
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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.

Consider Personal Data as A Hot Potato

An all time easy advice An all time easy advice Lets reflect on two decades of mass collection of data. Massive amount of data necessarily means inaccurate data. Data storage equals data risk. Data risk equal liabilities. Data breach notification needs a fast response within 72 hours. More sensitive the data stored, higher the liability.…
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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.

Interview With the Privacy Professor Rebecca Herold

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, and some activities for Data Privacy Day on January 28, 2019. What are the benefits of GDPR? Where can it be improved upon? What do companies struggle with most for GDPR compliance? What is a “hot potato” GDPR issue? How are binding corporate rules (BCRs) used for non-adequate countries? How has Brexit impacted GDPR compliance? Why does privacy matter? What are the current largest threats to privacy? What are some activities for Data Privacy Day? Hear Tara discuss these topics, and more, with Rebecca.

WOMEN IN CYBER! Brexit no Deal

Cybertalks publish WOMEN IN CYBER! Tara Taubman-Bassirian is interviewed about Brexit and the UK data Protection.

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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Websites surreptitiously tracking and reporting on visitors

Website tracking and monetizing website visitors. What liability for web owners?

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.

Consent in direct Marketing

The ICO has fined a PPI claims management company £120,000 for sending unlawful spam texts about its services.