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GDPR for Citizens Workshop

Agenda Opening Address Joan Kerr, NPOC Chair Welcome Glenn McKnight, NARALO Secretariat Raoul Plommer, Project Manager, Vice Chair NPOC Lunch and Networking About Raoul Plommer, Project Manager Board member of: – Electronic Frontier Finland – Open Knowledge Finland Free Event. Limited seating. Please register early https://tinyurl.com/y5btja3c Information updates are HERE https://www.facebook.com/groups/digirights.info/permalink/786618681734510/ Directions from Mont Royal […]

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How Silicon Valley gamed Europe’s privacy rules

The region’s data protection overhaul was supposed to help citizens. Instead, it’s helped Big Tech. By MARK SCOTT, LAURENS CERULUS AND STEVEN OVERLY It’s arguable that Europe’s privacy rules merely build on what has been on the legislative books for decades | Image via iStock When Europe’s tough privacy rules came into force on May 25, 2018, policymakers and industry executives expected a series of […]

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Microsoft Sees Serious Appetite for Revised Privacy Laws in US, Says It’s Time to Match EU’s GDPR

By CircleID Reporter With the first anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) approaching in just a few days, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Julie Brill says GDPR has been an important catalyst for progress in privacy protection around the world. Since GDPR began, she tweets: “Over 18 million people have used […]