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First annual report of the European Data Protection Supervisor since GDPR

On 26 February 2019, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Giovanni Buttarelli, published his first annual report since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force last year. This is a short overview of some of the key themes in the EDPS’s annual report: Overview of 2018: GDPR: This is the first annual report of … Continue Reading

Data Protection Authorities gather for the 38th International Privacy Conference

Data Protection Authorities (“DPAs”) from across the world gathered in Marrakesh for the 38th International Privacy Conference. This event is held annually for the purpose of debating topical data protection issues. The debates this year centred on data privacy being central to: sustainable development, government access to personal data, the role of technology, adequacy, localisation … Continue Reading

Opinion of the European Data Protection Supervisor on the European Commission proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament, and of the Council on trust and confidence in electronic transactions in the internal market.

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has published its opinion on the European Commission draft Regulation on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market. The proposed Regulation is expected to enhance trust in pan-European electronic transactions, to ensure cross-border mutual recognition of electronic identification by enhancing current rules on e … Continue Reading
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