[pp.int.general] The EU to enforce digital privacy againt facebook/linkedIn/etc.?
denis.germain at partipirate.org
Sun Jan 31 02:30:06 CET 2010
Le 30 janv. 2010 à 22:55, Valentin Villenave a écrit :
> In a statement, Reding warned of the uncertainty -- both for consumers
> and businesses -- that will come as technology falls out of sync with
> the EU's legal framework.
> "EU rules are there to protect everyone's personal data," Reding said.
> "EU rules should allow everyone to realize their right to know when
> their personal data can be lawfully processed, in any area of life,
> whether boarding a plane, opening a bank account or surfing the
> Internet, and to say no to it whenever they want."
> Reding's announcement comes at a time of heightened awareness over
> Internet privacy matters among officials and lawmakers in several
> countries, including the United States.
Given the EU record on the handling of personal data on boarding planes to the USA, there must be some kind of joke.
(Data is to be handled free to the US authorities with little to no provision. Once in the ether, always in the ether…)
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