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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wants global GDPR

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wants global GDPR

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, would like to see a global GDPR in the near future. That's what Microsoft's highest boss told us during a conversation with journalists at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Nadella believes that GDPR is a fantastic start to treating privacy as a human right. In the ... Read more

date5 years ago
Google appeals against high GDPR fine

Google appeals against high GDPR fine

Google received the highest GDPR-related fine so far earlier this month. The company had to pay no less than fifty million euros from the French privacy watchdog CNIL for a lack of transparency and the way in which the company processes user data. The company has now announced that it is protesting ... Read more

date5 years ago
European Union rewards the discovery of bugs in open source software

European Union rewards the discovery of bugs in open source software

In January 2019, the European Union will launch a special reward programme for finding software bugs in open source software. By doing so, the EU aims to improve the use of open source software within its own institutions and, above all, to make it safer. The so-called bug bounties or rewards that d... Read more

date5 years ago
Several popular apps share detailed information with Facebook.

Several popular apps share detailed information with Facebook.

Various apps, including TripAdvisor and MyFitnessPal, share information with Facebook without the user's explicit consent. In some cases, the apps share data with the social network as soon as they open. Among the submitted data there is also a unique identifier with which Facebook knows exactly whi... Read more

date5 years ago
EU assesses compliance of Licensed buttons with GDPR

EU assesses compliance of Licensed buttons with GDPR

The European Court of Justice is discussing enforcing shared data protection responsibilities on websites that implement widgets that collect data. These include the Facebook Like buttons. That's what ITPro reports. A built-in Like button, as well as other regularly implemented widgets, can collect... Read more

date5 years ago
BKR acts in violation of European privacy legislation GDPR’.

BKR acts in violation of European privacy legislation GDPR’.

The Bureau Krediet Registratie (BKR) appears to be erecting unnecessary barriers for people who want to see their own file. In doing so, the BKR is acting in violation of the Privacy Act. It does this by, among other things, making it quicker and easier for people who pay, than for people who want t... Read more

date5 years ago
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