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GDPR: the clock is ticking!

GDPR: the clock is ticking!

On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) must be applied in all EU member states. However, until now, only Austria and Germany countries have adopted a law implementing this regulation. Now is the time to review this regulation, recall its principal contributions and its main weaknesses, and

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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

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) relaunched!

The European Parliament, the Commission and the Council are finally met to negotiate a better regime of data protection in Europe. What they have in common is their wish to replace as soon as possible the previous European text, the Directive 95/46/EC. Indeed, the protection provided by the Directive 95 does not grant enough respect to Internet users’ rights and freedom against the outrageous use of “massive data” anymore. European citizens’ data are permanently collected, processed, stored, exchanged, and bargained. This new Regulation must go further than the previous one: give back the control of his/her personal data to the user, and “rekindle the flame” of privacy.

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