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The deadline of 25 May has passed. The General Data Protection Regulation is henceforth applicable in the 28 Member States of the European Union but it also applies to external players who want to comply with protective provisions. On 21 June, the Parliamentary Agora@ of the FIC (International Cybersecurity Forum) was the opportunity to discuss the implications of…

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In a study published last December upon the request of CEIS and Microsoft, we highlighted the implications that the so called “Microsoft Ireland Warrant Case”, opposing the U.S. government to Microsoft before the US Supreme Court, could have for personal data protection of European citizens and national digital sovereignty. The Supreme Court’s decision was expected…

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90% of world trade depends upon maritime transport. From the transportation of raw materials to that of manufactured goods, this industry is the basis of our globalised contemporary economy. In a just-in-time economy, merchant ships must be adapted and automated to increase productivity. The “body of computer and electronic systems used in the management and automation…

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  The GDPR includes the notion of “medical data” in its definition of personal data concerning health. How do your organisational processes respond to the imperatives of formalism and governance?  Health data is already required to meet many protection and management obligations in a broad sense. It falls into the realm of sensitive personal data….

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