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International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

| May 11, 2020

  Researchers and scientists from all over the world are working together to find a vaccine to combat Coronavirus. Companies from Europe, China, USA, Australia and Canada are at the forefront in seeking to find medical solutions to tackle Covid-19. But there is one common denominator in the work of all these specific research programmes. […]

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#GDPR compliance: Manetu to the rescue?

#GDPR compliance: Manetu to the rescue?

| March 18, 2020

On 11 March, Swedish regulators slapped Google with a $7.6 million fine for failing to adequately respond to customers’ requests to have their personal information removed from the search engine’s listings. The penalty was the ninth-highest since the EU’s watershed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) kicked into force in May 2018–yet it paled in comparison to […]

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#Huawei delivering safe networks for the 5G era

#Huawei delivering safe networks for the 5G era

| October 10, 2019

Huawei welcomes the EU coordinated 5G network security risk assessment that was released today. This exercise is an important step towards developing a common approach to cybersecurity and delivering safe networks for the 5G era. Huawei said today “We are pleased to note that the EU delivered on its commitment to take an evidence-based approach, […]

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#OnlineDisinformation – Platforms and advertisers to release a draft Code of Practice

#OnlineDisinformation – Platforms and advertisers to release a draft Code of Practice

| July 19, 2018

The representatives of online platforms, leading social networks, advertisers and advertising industry are expected to make public a first draft of a Code of Practice to address the spread of online disinformation in Europe. The draft document will be published after the Multistakeholder Forum – gathering all the stakeholders involved –  here. It will then […]

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Giovanni Buttarelli named new data-protection watchdog

Giovanni Buttarelli named new data-protection watchdog

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The next European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) will be Giovanni Buttarelli (pictured), European Parliament President Martin Schulz announced in plenary on Thursday (27 November). His Assistant Supervisor will be Wojciech Rafał Wiewiórowski. Messrs Buttarelli and Wiewiórowski were listed as Parliament’s top candidates for the two posts after hearings in the Civil Liberties Committee on 20 […]

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EDPS Guidelines on Rights of Individuals: Data protection ‘essential’ to good public administration

EDPS Guidelines on Rights of Individuals: Data protection ‘essential’ to good public administration

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

As part of the action plan laid out in his Strategy 2013-2014 to provide guidance to the EU administration, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has published Guidelines on the Rights of Individuals with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data. Assistant EDPS Giovanni Buttarelli said: “EU institutions and bodies are accountable for compliance with […]

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