Posts by Rob van Eijk

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Understanding Blockchain: A Review of FPF’s Oct. 29th Digital Data Flows Masterclass

Authors: Hunter Dorwart, Stacey Gray, Brenda Leong, Jake van der Laan, Matthias Artzt, and Rob van Eijk On 29 October 2020, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB and Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) hosted the eight Digital Data Flows Masterclass. The masterclass on blockchain technology completes the VUB-FPF Digital Data Flows Masterclass series. The most recent masterclass […]

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Event Recap: Panel at the Annual Privacy Forum 2020

Authors: Hunter Dorwart and Rob van Eijk To track and to get tracked: new innovative methods and advancements On September 30, 2020, the Future of Privacy Forum participated in a panel at the Annual Privacy Forum 2020 (APF-2020). The event is organized annually by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA), the Directorate-General for Communications […]

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FPF & Dataskydd.net Webinar – Privacy in High Density Crowd Contexts

Authors: Hunter Dorwart and Rob van Eijk On 30 September 2020, Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Dataskydd.net jointly organized the webinar ‘Privacy in High Density Crowd Contexts’. A key aspect of the webinar was the role of industry-driven privacy standards in the development and deployment of privacy-friendly technologies for crowd management, mobile connectivity, and […]

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Rob van Eijk Discusses Trends in European Privacy Discussions

We’re talking to FPF senior policy experts about their work on important privacy issues. Today, Rob van Eijk, FPF’s Managing Director for Europe, is sharing his perspective on FPF’s EU work, differences between U.S. and EU privacy frameworks, and more. Prior to serving in his position as Managing Director for Europe at FPF, Rob worked at […]

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FPF & VUB Roundtable – Banking on Personal Data

Authors: Caroline Hopland, Ine van Zeeland, and Rob van Eijk FPF & Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Banking on Personal Data Last week, Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) hosted a roundtable on open banking. Twenty subject-matter experts discussed some of the main challenges in banking and data protection law: consent and its […]

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DCU & FPF Webinar – The Independent and Effective DPO: Legal and Policy Perspectives

On July 8th, Dublin City University (DCU) and the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) jointly organized the webinar “The Independent and Effective DPO: Legal and Policy Perspectives.” The webinar was designed to help policymakers, regulators, and their staff better understand legal views concerning the position of the Data Protection Officer within an organization. The first […]

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Takeaways from the Understanding Machine Learning Masterclass

Yesterday, the Future of Privacy Forum provided bespoke training on machine learning as a side event during the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference (CPDP2020) in Brussels. The Understanding Machine Learning masterclass is a training aimed at policymakers, law scholars, social scientists and others who want to more deeply understand the data-driven technologies that are front of mind for data protection […]