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Buttarelli on 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.

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

EDPS wants centralised regulator with muscle to police firms

EU lawmakers should create a new, centralised data protection authority to oversee investigations of privacy breaches that affect more than member state in the bloc, Giovanni Buttarelli, the EU’s top privacy watchdog, said in an interview.

Source: Top EU privacy watchdog wants centralised regulator with muscle to police firms – EURACTIV.com

EDPS publishes Opinion on the proposal for a Regulation establishing a single digital gateway and the ‘once-only’ principle

The successful implementation of an EU-wide once-only principle to enable the lawful exchange of data across EU borders depends on ensuring that the relevant data protection principles are respected, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said today, as he published his Opinion on the Commission’s proposal for a Regulation establishing a single digital gateway and the once-only principle.

Source: https://edps.europa.eu/sites/edp/files/publication/17-08-01_sdg_opinion_en.pdf

EDPS issues Newsletter on ePrivacy, Data Driven Life and more

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) issued Newsletter N°52 covering the EDPS Opinion on ePrivacy, work on data ethics through #DataDrivenLife workshop, the launch of our 2016 Annual Report, the supervision of Europol and the first meeting of the Digital Clearinghouse and more.

Source: Newsletter – European Data Protection Supervisor

The proposed ePrivacy Regulation: EDPS and WP29 express concerns with consent and tracking walls provisions and other issues

Since its hotly awaited publication in January, the Proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation (“ Proposal “) has come under scrutiny from various stakeholders. Recently both the Article 29 Working Party (“ WP29 “), and the European Data Protection Supervisor (“ EDPS “), have joined the chorus.

Source: The proposed ePrivacy Regulation: EDPS and WP29 express concerns with consent and tracking walls provisions and other issues

EDPS publishes necessity toolkit

In April European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) published necessity toolkit.

The toolkit is designed to help policymakers identify the impact of new laws on the fundamental right to data protection and determine the cases in which the limitation of this right is truly necessary.

Source: Privacy-friendly policymaking made easier: EDPS issues the necessity toolkit

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