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On June 13th 2016 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, Craig Federighi, VP of software engineering, mentioned a particular kind of privacy enhancing tool that would enable “crowdsourced learning” while keeping people’s information completely private. He was talking about differential privacy.
A key finding of the recent ad hoc civil liberties mission to China suggests that the country does not secure an adequate level of data protection due to the lack of specific legislation addressing the processing of personal data. A group of members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from the European People’s Party have therefore requested the European Commission to clarif ...
After pointing out that the Privacy Shield Draft Adequacy Decision constitutes a step forward compared to the Safe Harbor Decision, in his Opinion from May 30th 2016, Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor, noted that such progress is not, in itself, sufficient. Mr. Buttarelli reached this conclusion based on the fact that, according with the CJEU judgement ...
It has recently been argued that personal assistants like Amazon Echo, Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana, and Google Home could violate children’s data privacy inasmuch as they record and store children’s voices and questions while processing their requests and keep such data on storage to “improve the customer’s experience”.
In a press conference held yesterday, April 13th at 1.00 PM, Article 29 Working Group presented their opinion on the EU-US Privacy Shield. You can find the press release here. In a rather impeccable presentation, Isabel Falque-Pierrotin (chairman of Article 29 Working Party) presented and explained the key points and considerations of such opinion.