Gave a short presentation on “IoT, GDPR and the Luxury to Disconnect.”
Joined a panel on geopolitical responses to misinformation with George Brock, Professor of Journalism, City University London; Dan Shefet, Attorney, Cabinet Shefet; and Claire Wardle, Strategy & Research Director, First Draft News as moderator.
After almost 5 years, it’s finally happened. Today the European Parliament (EP) signed off without rejections on the EU’s new data protection package.
Negotiated in countless sessions between Commission, Council and Parliament, it includes the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Directive for the police and criminal justice sector, replacing legislation written when computers were running Windows ’95 and global internet penetration stood at around 1%.