Comments in European Media (2020)

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Overview of comments in 2020

NOVEMBER

New ruling deals blow to Dutch regulator’s narrow GDPR interpretation

Manacourt, V. (2020), New ruling deals blow to Dutch regulator’s narrow GDPR interpretation. In POLITICO Pro, Brussels, Belgium.

Kina adopterer store dele af GDPR (in Danish)

Skaanning, K. (2020), Kina adopterer store dele af GDPR, In Complidia, Kopenhagen, Denmark [Other].

OCTOBER

Endzeit für das Tracking. Was kommt nach der CookieCapolypse? (in German)

Knoke, F. (2020), Endzeit für das Tracking. Was kommt nach der CookieCapolypse?, In CHIP Plus, vol. 12-2020, CHIP Communications, München, Germany [Other].

JULY
Facebook op de pijnbank: ‘Gebruikers betaalden jarenlang ongevraagd met hun data (in Dutch)
Wesseling, A. (2020), Facebook op de pijnbank: ‘Gebruikers betaalden jarenlang ongevraagd met hun data’, In De Jurist, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

JUNE
Scanarea termică drept strategie de exit din pandemie (in Romanian)
Deca C. and Donciu C. (2020), Scanarea termică drept strategie de exit din pandemie: Limitări, cazuri în care poate fi utilizată și implicații privind confidențialitatea și protecția datelor personale. In Decalex, Bucharest, Romania.

MAY
An expert on the privacy of the new coronavirus contact tracing apps
Heatman A. (2020), An expert on the privacy of the new coronavirus contact tracing apps. In EveningStandard, London, UK

The GDPR at Two: Expert Perspectives
Zanfir-Fortuna, G. (2020), The GDPR at Two: Expert Perspectives. In IAPP.

Privacywet AVG zal in toekomst belofte van megaboetes en massaclaims inlossen (in Dutch)

Arnbak, A. (2019), Privacywet AVG zal in toekomst belofte van megaboetes en massaclaims inlossen, In Het Financieele Dagblad, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Over three-quarters (77%) of global consumers believe they should own their ‘digital selves’, new research from Truata reveals
Tannenbaum, D.  (2020), Over three-quarters (77%) of global consumers believe they should own their ‘digital selves’, new research from Truata reveals. In TechRound, London, UK.
Ces technologies inquiétantes qui ont envahi le monde du travail depuis la pandémie (in French)
Pinte, J.P. (2020), Ces technologies inquiétantes qui ont envahi le monde du travail depuis la pandémie. In Atlantico, Paris, France
As GDPR Reaches 2nd Anniversary, Enforcement Resources an Issue
Standeford, D (2020), Compliance ‘Moving Target’. As GDPR Reaches 2nd Anniversary, Enforcement Resources an Issue. In Washington Internet Daily and Communications Daily, Warren Communications News, Washington, DC.
What will the post-pandemic workplace look like? Europe offers a creepy glimpse
Fouquet, H. and Drozdiak, N. (2020), What will the post-pandemic workplace look like? Europe offers a creepy glimpse. In Fortune, New York, NY.
Creepy Technologies Invade European Post-Pandemic Workplaces
Drozdiak, N. (2020), Creepy Technologies Invade European Post-Pandemic Workplaces. In Bloomberg, Brussels, Belgium.
Will microchip implants be the next big thing in Europe?
Chadwick, L. (2020), Will microchip implants be the next big thing in Europe? In Euronews, Brussels, Belgium.
Η πανδημία κάνει πραγματικότητα το τσιπάρισμα με… διαβατήρια ανοσίας (in Greek)

n.d. (2020), Η πανδημία κάνει πραγματικότητα το τσιπάρισμα με… διαβατήρια ανοσίας. In Newsbreak, Athens, Greece.

APRIL
Future of Privacy Forum compares Covid-19 mobile apps
Boran, M. (2020), Future of Privacy Forum compares Covid-19 mobile apps. In The Irish Times, Dublin, Ireland.
Deskundigen zeer kritisch over zeven corona-apps: ‘Terug naar de tekentafel’ (in Dutch)

Schellevis, J. (2020), Deskundigen zeer kritisch over zeven corona-apps: ‘Terug naar de tekentafel’. In NOS (Dutch Public Broadcasting Organization), Hilversum, The netherlands.
Un “passeport immunitaire” pour accompagner le déconfinement: comment ça marcherait ? Est-ce que ça serait fiable (in French)

Brouckère, T. de and AFP (2020), Un “passeport immunitaire” pour accompagner le déconfinement: comment ça marcherait ? Est-ce que ça serait fiable. In RTBF.be, Brussels, Belgium.
En la guerra contra el coronavirus, Europa está perdiendo la batalla de la privacidad (in Spanish)

Alarcon, N. (2020), En la guerra contra el coronavirus, Europa está perdiendo la batalla de la privacidad. In El Confidencial, Madrid, Spain.
Smartphone Covid-19 tracing provokes privacy concerns, questions about its utility
Perera , D. (2020), Smartphone Covid-19 tracing provokes privacy concerns, questions about its utility. In MLEX, Brussels, Belgium.
Coronavirus: fiabilité, données personnelles… les “passeports immunitaires” ne font pas l’unanimité (in French)

SudOuest.fr and AFP (2020), Coronavirus: fiabilité, données personnelles… les “passeports immunitaires” ne font pas l’unanimité. In SuedOuest.fr, Bordeaux, France.

MARCH
Brussel wil miljoenen mensen gaan volgen via telecomdata tegen corona (in Dutch)

Piersma, J. and Pols, M. (2020), Brussel wil miljoenen mensen gaan volgen via telecomdata tegen corona. In Het Financieele Dagblad, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Corona – Fight the pandemic, protect civil rights and data protection!
Schaar, P. (2020), Appeal of the European Academy for Freedom of Information and Data Protection: Corona – Fight the pandemic, protect civil rights and data protection! In European Academy for Freedom of Information and Data Protection, Berlin, Germany.
E-privacyverordening biedt meer helderheid over cookiewalls (in Dutch)

Hofmans, T. (2020), E-privacyverordening biedt meer helderheid over cookiewalls. In Tweakers.net, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

JANUARY
Tests génétiques: une banalisation à risque (in French)

Georges, B. (2020), Tests génétiques: une banalisation à risque. In LesEchos, Paris, France.
Data retention. Judges put the ‘EU’ back in data retention
Manacourt, V. (2020), Data retention. Judges put the ‘EU’ back in data retention. In POLITICO Pro Cyber Insights, Brussels, Belgium.
Major ad company drops cookies. A switch by a Dutch firm to contextual advertising signals a shift away from the behavioral model that has dominated online advertising
Manacourt, V. (2020), Major ad company drops cookies. A switch by a Dutch firm to contextual advertising signals a shift away from the behavioral model that has dominated online advertising. In Politico Pro, Brussels, Belgium.
The end of cookies?
Manacourt, V. (2020), The end of cookies? In POLITICO Pro Cyber Insights, Brussels, Belgium.