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Video: When technology can read minds, how will we protect our privacy? | Nita Farahany

Tech that can decode your brain activity and reveal what you’re thinking and feeling is on the horizon, says legal scholar and ethicist Nita Farahany. What will it mean for our already violated sense of privacy? In a cautionary talk, Farahany warns of a society where people are arrested for merely thinking about committing a …

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European Commission adopts adequacy decision on Japan.

The European Commission has the power to determine, on the basis of article 45 of GDPR whether a country outside the EU offers an adequate level of data protection. Such security is given either by the country’s domestic legislation or the international commitments it has entered into.

Again, Brexit!

“EU representative if subject to the GDPR on the basis of Article 3(2) Like many other non-EU-based controllers and processors, UK entities subject to the GDPR as a result of their remote commercial operations or online profiling activities in the EU will need to appoint a local representative. Again, this is not a simple exercise, …

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The Police Data Protection Directive (PDPD)

DIRECTIVE (EU) 2016/680 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and on the free …

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