My notes on interesting stuff where law and tech collides.
Question about IP addresses as personal data is bit tricky. IP address (short for Internet Protocol address) is a unique numerical label assigned to an information technology device (e.g., a computer or smartphone) participating in a network using the Internet Protocol system to identify itself and communicate with other devices. IP addresses can be static […]
Privacy and services in cloud is a hot topic now. With GDPR now adopted some are afraid that new privacy regulation in Europe will kill the cloud quickly. Although it is doubtful cloud services will cease to exist because of regulation nevertheless compliance with privacy and data protection regulation will leave an impact. Therefore it is no surprise two […]
An essay about encryption, regulation, their past and future. Encryption policy is becoming a crucial test of the values of liberal democracy in the twenty-first century. The trigger is a dilemma: the power of ciphers protects citizens when they read, bank and shop online – and the power of ciphers protects foreign spies, terrorists and criminals […]
Ernst & Young made global survey on the privacy issues facing organizations today. In this GISS 2015 privacy questionnaire, 38% of respondents admit that they address security in new business processes and technologies, but not privacy specifically. However, more telling, and perhaps more concerning for organizations and individuals alike when it comes to managing privacy, is […]
Recently Baker & McKenzie released Global Surveillance Law Comparison Map – a global overview of current government surveillance and data access practices in 39 countries. It features Heat Maps that display jurisdictional information on the following: Surveillance for an Economic Purpose Data Subject Notifications Right to Court Review Publicised Cases Challenge to Orders Liability for Disclosure Guide […]
TEDx lecture by Andrew Appel where he explores the history of voting and voting fraud. We have transitioned from paper ballots to mechanical voting machines. But what does the future of voting and voting security look like? Internet voting seems logical next step. But will it be? Is Internet voting available at all?
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, or officially – Regulation 2016/679) is finally adopted and published in Official Journal of the European Union last week, on May 4, 2016. It took more than 4 years for GDPR to be finalised since European Commission published first draft on January 25, 2012. GDPR will become in full force on May 25, 2018, […]