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GDPR: Impact on data collection at the international level

Data collection protection, GDPR impact

The European data protection regulation (GDPR), introduced in 2018, set limits on the use of trackers that collect personal data. This data is used to target advertising to users. Vincent Lefrère, associate professor in digital economy at Institut Mines-Télécom Business School, worked with Alessandro Acquisti from Carnegie Mellon University to study …

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Four flagship measurements of the GDPR for the economy

GDPR

Patrick Waelbroeck, Professor in Economic Sciences, Télécom ParisTech, Institut Mines-Télécom (IMT) Numerous scandals concerning data theft or misuse that have shaken the media in recent years have highlighted the importance of data protection. The implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe is designed to do just that …

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GDPR: towards values and policies

GDPR, RGPD

On May 25th, the GDPR came into effect. This new regulation requires administrations and companies in the 27 EU countries to comply with the law on the protection of personal data. Since its creation in 2013, the IMT Research Chair Values and Policies of Personal Information (CVPIP) aims to help …

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GDPR: managing consent with the blockchain?

consent, consentement

Blockchain and GDPR: two of the most-discussed keywords in the digital sector in recent months and years. At Télécom SudParis, Maryline Laurent has decided to bring the two together. Her research focuses on using the blockchain to manage consent to personal data processing.   The GDPR has come into force …

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GDPR comes into effect. Now it’s time to think about certification seals!

GDPR

The new European Personal Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on May 25. Out of the 99 articles contained in the regulation, two are specifically devoted to the question of certification. While establishing seals to demonstrate compliance with the regulation seems like a good idea in order to reassure …

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Personal data: How the GDPR is changing the game in Europe

GDPR, chair Values and policies of personal information

The new European regulation on personal data will become officially applicable in May 2018. The regulation, which complements and strengthens a European directive from 1995, guarantees unprecedented rights for citizens, including the right to be forgotten, the right to data portability, and the right to be informed of security failures …

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Sovereignty and digital technology: controlling our own destiny

digital sovereignty

Annie Blandin-Obernesser, IMT Atlantique – Institut Mines-Télécom Facebook has an Oversight Board, a kind of “Supreme Court” that rules on content moderation disputes. Digital giants like Google are investing in the submarine telecommunications cable market. France has had to back pedal after choosing Microsoft to host the Health Data Hub. …

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Privacy as a business model

privacy, data protection regulation

Personal data protection is sometimes presented as a legal headache, typically in the online business world. For others, usually in the activist sphere, it is seen as a way to defend our fundamental rights. Each side tends to mock the other’s point of view. Here, let us try another lens. …

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Facebook: a small update causes major disruption

Facebook

Hervé Debar, Télécom SudParis – Institut Mines-Télécom Late on October 4, many users of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were unable to access their accounts. All of these platforms belong to the company Facebook and were all affected by the same type of error: an accidental and erroneous update to the …

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Data governance: trust it (or not?)

Gouvernance des données

The original version of this article (in French) was published in the quarterly newsletter no. 20 (March 2021) of the Values and Policies of Personal Information (VP-IP) Chair. On 25 November 2020, the European Commission published its proposal for the European data governance regulation, the Data Governance Act (DGA) which aims to “unlock the economic and …

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