The Commission has decided to send a reasoned opinion to Belgium for failing to ensure full independence of its Data Protection Authority.
Commission opens an infringement procedure against Belgium on the independence of its Data Protection Authority
The Commission sent formal notice to Belgium for violating Article 52 of the GDPR, which states that the DPA shall be independent.
The Belgian regulator’s ability to act independently is in doubt because several of its officials are also affiliated with the government.
the Commission issued modernised standard contractual clauses under the GDPR for data transfers from controllers or processors in the EU/EEA (or otherwise subject to the GDPR) to controllers or processors established outside the EU/EEA (and not subject to the GDPR).
The European Commission should amend its draft decision on UK data protection to bring it in line with EU court rulings and the opinions of the EU privacy supervisor.
The European Commission published its Proposal for a Regulation on a European approach for Artificial Intelligence. The Proposal follows a public consultation on the Commission’s white paper on AI published in February 2020.
The European Commission and other European Union (EU) institutions have been hit by a cyber attack significant enough for senior officials to be alerted.
European Union privacy regulators must sort out their “public squabbles” over the enforcement of the bloc’s data-protection rules or its executive body may consider moving to a more centralized model to target violations.