European Data Protection Digest

Opinion: Data Community Must Influence Law

DATA PROTECTION—EU

November 21, 2013

“It is essential … that the information security community not only make the effort to be aware and prepare but also recognise and exert influence over” the eventual EU data protection legislation, writes Yves Le Roux of (ISC)2 for Computerworld. Pointing to the lack of technical feasibility of the right to be forgotten, Le Roux writes that privacy pros and others need to speak up about such elements of the law that may not be practicable, noting that the IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress provides an opportunity to do just that. (Editor’s Note: The IAPP Data Protection Congress runs 10-12 Dec. in Brussels.)
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