Free flow of non-personal data: Parliament approves EU’s fifth freedom

New rules aimed at removing obstacles to the free movement of non-personal data within the EU for companies and public authorities were adopted by MEPs. This EU law, already provisionally agreed with the Council, will prohibit national rules requiring that data be stored or processed in a specific member state. Non-personal data includes, for instance, … Continue reading Free flow of non-personal data: Parliament approves EU’s fifth freedom

Council of Europe: Guide to Human Rights for Internet Users

Guide to Human Rights for Internet Users Recommendation CM/Rec(2014)6 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on a Guide to human rights for Internet users (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 16 April 2014 at the 1197th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies) The Council of Europe recognises that human rights apply equally online … Continue reading Council of Europe: Guide to Human Rights for Internet Users

ENISA – How Data is Under Siege like Never Before

There has never been a moment in history with so many reports of personal data exposure as the one experienced lately. The number of incidents and volume of data stolen recently reported reached unprecedented figures, causing serious concern to users and governments around the world. According to security researchers, the number of U.S. data breaches … Continue reading ENISA – How Data is Under Siege like Never Before

Call for Papers GDPR – Ciberspazio e Diritto

Ciberspazio e Diritto Rivista Internazionale di Informatica Giuridica Mucchi Editore ISSN 1591-9544 | 2281-1028 http://www.mucchieditore.it in collaborazione con: Information Society Law Center (ISLC) dell’Università degli Studi di Milano http://islc.unimi.it CALL FOR PAPERS NUMERO MONOGRAFICO 1/2018 IL REGOLAMENTO EUROPEO IN MATERIA DI PROTEZIONE DEI DATI PERSONALI Prospettive di ricerca attorno al GDPR In occasione dell’attuazione del … Continue reading Call for Papers GDPR – Ciberspazio e Diritto

(Draft) Proposal on a Regulation for a framework for the free flow of data in the European Union

  Proposal on a Regulation for a framework for the free flow of data in the European Union  

ICO – Guide to data protection

The guide is for those who have day-to-day responsibility for data protection. It explains the purpose and effect of each principle, gives practical examples and answers frequently asked questions. It also contains specialist topics including CCTV, employment and data sharing. Key definitions Data protection principles Principle 1 – fair and lawful Principle 2 – purposes … Continue reading ICO – Guide to data protection

Final results of the European Data Market study measuring the size and trends of the EU data economy

The study presents the findings of the monitoring tool on data workers, the value of the data market, the number of data user enterprises, the number of data companies and their revenues, and the overall value of the impact of the data economy on EU GDP. The findings will feed into further developing the Digital … Continue reading Final results of the European Data Market study measuring the size and trends of the EU data economy

Privacy Shield: key deficiencies urgently need to be resolved, MEPs say

LIBE Press release - Fundamental rights − 23-03-2017 - 17:34   The EU Commission must ensure that the EU - US Privacy Shield for data transfers for commercial purposes provides sufficient personal data protection to comply with the Charter of Fundamental Rights and the new EU data protection rules, said Civil Liberties Committee MEPs voting … Continue reading Privacy Shield: key deficiencies urgently need to be resolved, MEPs say

Le Linee Guida del Consiglio d’Europa per la protezione dei diritti nell’era dei Big Data

Nel gennaio 2017 il Consiglio d’Europa ha pubblicato alcune Linee Guida per la protezione degli individui con riguardo al trattamento dei dati personali nell’era dei Big Data (“Guidelines on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data in a world of Big Data”), nelle quali sono precisati alcuni dei principi e … Continue reading Le Linee Guida del Consiglio d’Europa per la protezione dei diritti nell’era dei Big Data

Il parere dell’EDPS sulla tutela dei diritti fondamentali nell’era dei Big Data

Nel settembre 2016 l’European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), autorità garante europea per la protezione dei dati personali, ha pubblicato un parere concernente la tutela dei diritti fondamentali nell’era dei Big Data. Il Parere, che fa seguito alla “Preliminary Opinion on Privacy and competitiveness in the age of big data” del 2014, evidenzia le connessioni tra … Continue reading Il parere dell’EDPS sulla tutela dei diritti fondamentali nell’era dei Big Data