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What GDPR Means for B2B Ecommerce Businesses and How Much It Will Cost

Starting from May 25, 2018, all businesses that collect and store personal data of EU citizens have to comply with General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR). It is a set of regulations the EU passed in 2016 to protect identity rights of its citizens. What does GDPR mean for B2B ecommerce […]

GDPR: The role of technology in data compliance

https://medium.com/media/532cac16db5b1b7a869b8a3cd6acfded/href With the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) due to come into full effect on 25 May 2018, the onus is on compliance efforts for businesses worldwide. Over 90% of US businesses see this as their top data security priority over the next year, and technology will […]

Data Science and the DPO

Why is hiring a Data Protection Officer who ignores Data Science like buying an armored tank to drive around in circles? If data is the fuel of the digital economy, Europe’s new General Guidelines on Data Protection provides a legal roadmap of what we can now do with the personal data […]

A techie’s rough guide to GDPR

[This was originally written for my upcoming book Future Ethics, but it might be too boring to make the final draft. I must stress that this post does not constitute legal advice; anyone who takes my word over that of a properly qualified lawyer deserves what they get. I recommend […]

Why we need collective redress for data protection

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons This post was written by Chair Emeritus of PI’s Board of Trustees, Anna Fielder. The UK Data Protection Bill is currently making its way through the genteel debates of the House of Lords. We at Privacy International welcome its stated intent to provide a holistic regime for […]

I’m a Developer and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is no big deal. Or is it?

I’ve been a developer for nearly 20 years. Over that time, I have weathered my share of regulations and standards. I’ve seen PCI and HIPAA rush in like a gang of silverback gorillas and upheave a development team in a single blow. Y2K? Forget about it! I sat and prayed […]

In Europe, Facebook’s data law buffer looks to be on borrowed time

 Facebook’s European business may not, for too much longer, be able to rely on its preferred privacy buffer of arguing that data protection oversight of its business is exclusively limited to the Irish watchdog on account of its European HQ being located in Ireland. Read More Powered by WPeMatico GurupriyanGurupriyan […]

Call to tighten UK law over data breaches

 Consumer group Which? is unhappy with the U.K. data protection bill and has called on the government to amend the draft legislation to allow third-party organizations to seek collective redress for data breaches on behalf of consumers. Read More Powered by WPeMatico GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, […]