Legal boffins poke holes in EU lawmaker’s ePrivacy proposals

The report (PDF), written by five experts from the Institute for Information Law at the University of Amsterdam, says that in some cases draft ePrivacy regulation, proposed by European Commission, would reduce the protection offered by the incoming General Data Protection Regulation, which the ePrivacy regulation is meant to complement.

Source: Legal boffins poke holes in EU lawmaker’s ePrivacy proposals • The Register

FTC to Provide Additional Insights on Reasonable Data Security Practices

As part of its ongoing efforts to help businesses ensure they are taking reasonable steps to protect and secure consumer data, the Federal Trade Commission is publishing a series of blog posts using hypothetical examples based on lessons from closed investigations, FTC law enforcement actions, and questions from businesses.

Source: Stick with Security: FTC to Provide Additional Insights on Reasonable Data Security Practices | Federal Trade Commission

Business which treat GDPR as a burden will get left behind

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a welcome first step in creating an environment fit for the digital age. Due to come into force in just under a year’s time, this regulation will give consumers the ability to manage who has their data and what they do with it. As individuals, we should be delighted by this.

Source: Business which treat GDPR as a burden will get left behind | City A.M.

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