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E-government

In an earlier blog post, Timelex presented the CITADEL project, a project that built several ICT to tools to help governments (public administrations) to understand why citizens do or do not use a certain service, how existing services can be optimized and what is needed to create new and better public services.

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Privacy & data protection

Does your cookie pop-up still rely upon a pre-checked consent tick box for installing cookies? Then you are no longer in compliance with the ePrivacy Directive, nor Directive 95/46/EC or the General Data Protection Regulation.

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Privacy & data protection

Do you use one of the Facebook plugins, such as the ‘Like’ button, to anticipate your website visits? Then you might be a joint controller with Facebook. This follows from a recent judgment of the European Court of Justice (‘CJEU’) in the Fashion ID judgment (C-40/17).

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Privacy & data protection

The Danish supervisory authority proposes to impose a fine of DKK 1.5 million (approximately € 200,000) on a Danish furniture manufacturer (IDDesign) for failing to comply with the obligations regarding the retention periods of personal data.

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Privacy & data protection

On the 9th of July, the hearing of the so-called Schrems 2.0 case took place before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice (“CJEU”).

CyberSec4EU
Privacy & data protection

On Thursday the 4th of July 2019, Cyber Security for Europe (CyberSec4EU) hosted a panel on the Proposal for a Regulation establishing the European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Competence Centre and the Network of National Coordination Centres, the NCCC regulation.

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Privacy & data protection

The British Supervisory Authority, the British Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), announced its intention to impose a GDPR fine of £183 million (equivalent to €243.47 million) on British Airways.

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Privacy & data protection

The French data protection authority (the CNIL) has announced that it will soon communicate to data controllers a clarification of the legal obligations in terms of obtaining consent for cookies, as well as all for all other tracking devices and techniques.

Libra
Information technology

Libra is an initiative of the Swiss-based Libra Association started by Facebook. According to its white paper, it is a cryptocurrency that aims to fix precisely the issues that plague Bitcoin.

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