Artikel mit Tag: Privacy

The results of the trilogue of the EU institutions (European Parliament, Commission and Council) on the data protection reform package is an important milestone on the way into the global information society. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace 28 different data protection laws of the Member States. The...

The Snowden revelations revealed just how far some states had departed from the guarantees of privacy enshrined in the human and civil rights agreements of the post-war era. The European Union can play the central role in setting enforceable data protection standards internationally, however resisting the logic of surveillance also...

„US-Freedom Act“ gescheitert:  Vertane Chance Das Gesetz zur Reform der Befugnisse der US-Geheimdienste, der „Freedom Act“ ist gestern im US-Senat knapp gescheitert. Die Republikaner brachten das durch die Demokraten eingebrachte und auch von Präsident Obama unterstützte Gesetzgebungsvorhaben – zunächst – zu Fall, indem sie die Abstimmung über das Gesetz mit...

(This blog post was translated by EDPS – Many thanks – PSch) German version French version It is certainly nothing new to say that data protection and technology go hand in hand, but at least since information was leaked by Edward Snowden we have known that the technical weaknesses of...