Category Archives: EU Data Protection

GDPR press briefing

I started using Shapr early this year out of curiosity to ‘test’ and to ‘play’ with the app. So far I’ve met up with a barrister and we had interesting exchanges, including the GDPR. Hard to imagine that I got interested in data protection and privacy way back in 2000. Back then I was a [...]

Brexit – no turning back or U-turn

It’s a pity Theresa May did not trigger Article 50 on 1st April – to fool us all! The rules of negotiation at EU or international levels will no doubt be shaken and stirred – all for the world to watch, observe and follow. Forget about the leaders – they are mere puppets with strings [...]

The blog on the #DataPrivacyDay 2016 event at City University

Here’s the link to the blog on #citylis news; DataPrivacyDay 2016 Many thanks to Dr David Haynes and Dr Lyn Robinson for posting the blog.

Data Privacy Day 2016

Data Privacy Day event at City! Together with a City colleague, Dr David Haynes, we got our planned event into the City news page; Headlines and content extracted and posted here; City experts to discuss data privacy The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the recent European Court of Human Rights [...]

EU Data Protection files

The DIRECTIVE 95/46/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 24 October 1995 – adopted in the UK and generally referred to as The DPA The Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on [...]

EU Commission Data Protection news and homepage

Come October 2015 it will be over three years since the EU Commissioner’s announcement on the reform of the EU’s 1995 data protection rules. Further related EU Data Protection news and resources at the EU Commission homepage

EU DP Regulation – news from Luxembourg, 15 June 2015

The EU Commission’s Data Protection Regulation proposal specified back in 2012 has been approved. Negotiations between the Council, the European Parliament and the EU Commission will start on 24 June 2015. The EU Commission – Fact Sheet is available under news – Stronger data protection rules for Europe For my own record, the full text [...]

My techlaw talk at a BCS joint event on the EU Data Protection Regulation back in 2013

It was over a year ago that I gave a talk at a joint BCS IRMA and the LAW groups held on the 30th September 2013. Details of the event was posted on this blog The slides are available in pdf To watch the video, you will need to sit down and relax to view [...]

The grand EU data protection reform [29C3]

A video published on 28 Dec 2012 on youtube I didn’t know that ‘Angry Birds’ need my location data. Come May 2014, these grand EU Data Protection reform will take shape in some form – definitely with no mention of ‘Angry Birds’ in the reform itself. Worth listening to these ‘fresh outward’ looking speakers. A [...]