Looking Closer at Safe Harbor

In March, 2014, an overwhelming majority of the European Parliament voted for the immediate suspension of the Safe Harbor agreement between the EU and the US. This article takes a look at the [...]

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Privacy vs. Security in France - Part 6

French citizens are beginning to weigh sacrificing the privacy held so dearly in the name of security. After listening to a round table forum with several well known French privacy advocates and security researchers, Shal “realized the antagonism between security & privacy was thinking all along that not getting the debate to some extent translated into other languages would be very unfortunate.
The participants tackle the deployment of cameras over Paris, face recognition, RFID usage etc. This is part 6 of the [...]

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Security vs. Privacy in France - Part 5

French citizens are beginning to weigh sacrificing the privacy held so dearly in the name of security. After listening to a round table forum with several well known French privacy advocates and security researchers, Shal “realized the antagonism between security & privacy was thinking all along that not getting the debate to some extent translated into other languages would be very unfortunate.
The participants tackle the deployment of cameras over Paris, face recognition, RFID usage etc. This is part 5 of the [...]

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Google Street View again faulted for invading privacy, this time in Switzerland

Another EU data protection commissioner has determined Google is not sufficiently protecting their citizens’ privacy. Google introduced their Street View system last week in Switzerland and, according to the Swiss Data Protection Commissioner Hanspeter Thür, the pictures do not sufficiently anonymize [...]

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Security vs. Privacy in France – Part 4

French citizens are beginning to weigh sacrificing the privacy held so dearly in the name of security. After listening to a round table forum with several well known French privacy advocates and security researchers, Shal “realized the antagonism between security & privacy was thinking all along that not getting the debate to some extent translated into other languages would be very unfortunate.
The participants tackle the deployment of cameras over Paris, face recognition, RFID usage etc. This is part 4 of the [...]

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