Following the events that took place in Paris on 7 and 8 January 2015, the potential establishment of an EU PNR system took over the international headlines. The members of the Article 29 Working Party discussed this issue at their plenary meeting of 3 and 4th February on the basis of the analysis contained in the group’s previous opinions.
Three years ago, the CNIL (French data protection authority) and the Inria (Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation, France’s leading public research institution in digital technologies and computational sciences) decided to create a collaborative project aiming to better understand the digital ecosystem of smartphones. The recent results of this Mobilitics innovation and research project indicate that there are massive amounts of points of access to personal data that are...
The European data protection authorities assembled in the Article 29 Working Party express their greatest indignation after the attacks recently perpetrated in Paris and reiterate their collective commitment to the balance between fundamental freedoms and protection of personal data.
The European Data Governance Forum organized by the WP29 and by the CNIL has closed on the presentation of a declaration adopted by WP29 during its plenery meeting of 25 November. The European data protection wish to reassert the common values of Europe and to propose concrete actions in order to develop an ethical European framework.
WP29 and CNIL organize an international conference on December 8, on the UNESCO premises in Paris. The theme of the conference is : Privacy, innovation, surveillance : which ethical framework for Europe ?