On October 24, 2012, European Data Protection Supervisor Peter Hustinx, speaking at the 34th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, called the proposed EU Data Protection Regulation an “ambitious” undertaking, designed to achieve three goals. This blog entry provides highlights from Hustinx’s speech.
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In the opening session of the 34th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, Article 29 Working Party President Jacob Kohnstamm announced that the focus of the closed session would be on profiling. In addition, José Clastornik, Executive Director of Uruguay’s National Agency for e-Government and Information Society (AGESIC), stated during the opening session that the digital society begins with children.
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On November 1, 2011, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership released a discussion document that provides a comprehensive summary of the Centre’s third year of work with the Accountability Project. The document examines the requirements and benefits of accountability, as well as when and how accountability may be recognized.
Continue Reading Live from Mexico City: Implementing Accountability in the Marketplace