Eight Polish organisations addressed two Polish ministries and Polish members of the European Parliament with their concerns about the draft reform of the EU ePrivacy regulation, reported DGP. The changes are expected to enter into force together with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in May 2018.
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.
Members of the European Parliament’s civil liberties committee have submitted more than 800 amendments to the ePrivacy Regulation.
Evidon rolled out a platform to help companies comply with the consent requirements of GDPR, which go into effect next May 25, and with the proposed ePrivacy regulations (also known as the Cookie Law), which would require sites and apps to obtain consent and disclose which technologies they use.
In this interview with IAPP European Correspondent Jennifer Baker, European Parliament rapporteur on the new ePrivacy Regulation, Marju Lauristin, MEP, speaks about how she envisions the ePrivacy Regulation working in coordination with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is set to be implemented May 25, 2018. In this wide-ranging interview, get insight on how Lauristin sees issues such as ancillary services, cookies, and the administrative timeline playing out over the course of the ePrivacy Regulation’s development.
Privacy as the default setting is one of the “seven foundational principles” of privacy by design, a concept developed back in the ’90s. PbD has been widely recognized in the business environment and subsequently became part of various legal frameworks.
Draft report from European parliament clashes with UK government calls to allow access to encrypted communications from WhatsApp and others.
The EU Parliament Committee in charge of reviewing the EU Commission’s Proposal for an e-Privacy Regulation (Proposal) recently released a Draft Report proposing amendments to the regulation. The e-Privacy Regulation will regulate new electronic communication services such as instant messaging, VOIP services, web-based email, and IoT devices, and will impose significant additional obligations on Internet services and related technologies, including cookies and similar technologies.
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.
The work on ePrivacy continues and enters a hot period. I’m interested in it from the very beginning , I’m also actively involved in these works, also as a stakeholder. The draft proposal with amendments is now public. Being involved in those works, I’m impressed how good suggestions and remarks have actually reached to the reporter’s document.