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Adequacy

Adequacy

The Commission have issued an adequacy agreement to permit cross border data flows between the EU and the UK. Here are some notes, for an article that I’ll develop/post elsewhere. …

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Privacy, another Brexit benefit

Privacy, another Brexit benefit

An attack on our rights to privacy? Now they think they’re free from the EU, our security state, encourages the government to roll back those privacy rights that were underwritten by the EU treaties and the Human Rights Act. Here are some links and notes …

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manifestly unfounded or excessive

manifestly unfounded or excessive

It seems some organisations have caught up with the ability to refuse a DSAR because the request is manifestly unfounded or excessive. I am not sure where in the GDPR this was permitted, by which I mean, I don’t think it was. Here are some links.

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Data analytics and democracy

Data analytics and democracy

Today, privacy campaigners have been circulating tweets about Brittany Kaiser’s document dump proving that Cambridge Analytics and AIG were working as a single entity. This would seem somewhat contrary to what the police and the ICO have been able to find. There’s more to find here and when I find it, I’ll post the stories here.

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Who broke the internet?

Who broke the internet?

This is going to be a shit storm. The CJEU has ruled that US owned storage is not “adequate protection” under EU data protection laws and that their laws around warrants are not an “effective remedy”.  They have torn up the so-called self-harbour treaty. Here are some links.