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.
Continue Reading Live from Uruguay: Opening Session Focuses on Children

On October 22, 2012, Article 29 Working Party President Jacob Kohnstamm kicked off the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Punta del Este, Uruguay.
Continue Reading Live Coverage from Uruguay: Article 29 Working Party Signals Hard Line on Evolution to Modern Data Governance

On July, 19, 2012, the Article 29 Working Party issued an Opinion finding that the Principality of Monaco ensures an adequate level of protection for personal data within the meaning of the European Data Protection Directive.
Continue Reading Article 29 Working Party Issues Favorable Opinion on the Level of Protection of Personal Data in the Principality of Monaco

The preliminary agenda for the 34th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners is now available online. The Conference will take place October 23-24, 2012 in Punta del Este, Uruguay.
Continue Reading Preliminary Agenda Released for the 34th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

On November 2-3, 2011, Mexico’s Federal Institute for Access to Information and Data Protection will host the 33rd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Mexico City.
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