European Union

November 22, 2017 | Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna

A Conversation with Giovanni Buttarelli about The Future of Data Protection: setting the stage for an EU Digital Regulator

The nature of the digital economy is as such that it will force the creation of multi-competent supervisory authorities sooner rather than later. What if the European Data Protection Board would become in the next 10 to 15 years an EU Digital Regulator, looking at matters concerning data protection, consumer protection and competition law, having “personal data” as common thread? This is the vision Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor, laid out last week in a conversation we had at the IAPP Data Protection Congress in Brussels.

Data Privacy on iPad

November 21, 2017 | Melanie Bates


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Smart City scenery

November 20, 2017 | Melanie Bates

Roundtable Discussion: Smart Cities and Open Data (2017 MetroLab Network Annual Summit)

The Smart Cities and Open Data movements promise to use data to spark civic innovation and engagement, promote inclusivity, and transform modern communities. At the same time, advances in sensor technology, re-identification science, and Big Data analytics have challenged cities and their partners to construct effective safeguards for the collection, use, sharing, and disposal of personal information.

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December 14 @ 2:15 pm

Roundtable Discussion: Smart Cities and Open Data (2017 MetroLab Network Annual Summit)

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February 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

2017 Privacy Papers for Policymakers

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