AEDH
e-Privacy Regulation: A first step towards the protection of privacy?

e-Privacy Regulation: A first step towards the protection of privacy?

The e-Privacy regulation, on the electronic protection of privacy, under revision since 2016 following the adoption of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) was voted on 19 October 2017 in LIBE committee of the European Parliament. Despite strong lobbyists’ efforts, the Commission finally voted in favor of measures that defend

Read More

Should the privacy shield be subject to further negotiations?

Last week, in Washington DC, took place the annual joint review of the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement, a review conducted by United States government officials, European Commission representatives and data protection authorities.
As a reminder, the Privacy Shield is an agreement adopted in 2016 between the United States and the

Read More

What progress on the GDPR? The German implementation

On 27 April 2017, the Bundestag adopted a new law on data protection (Bundesdatenschutz –BDSG) replacing a law that entered into force more than 40 years ago. It aims to adapt the German legislation to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that enters into force in May 2018. Other more

Read More

What progress on GDPR? The work of the Article 29 Working Party

Passed in April 2016, the General Data Protection Regulation has to be applied as of 25 May 2018 after a two-year transition and replace Directive 95/46/EC. The Regulation aims to modernise the European data protection framework in order to take into account technological advances and to reduce juridical differences between the Member States.
Since the vote of the GDPR, which

Read More