Tag Archives: Information privacy

European Data Protection Supervisor questions need for Data Retention Directive: no public reply from the spooks expected…

This week the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) published an opinion that concludes that: “the Data Retention Directive does not meet the requirements set out by the rights to privacy and data protection, for the following reasons: the necessity of data … Continue reading

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European privacy body’s opinion on geolocation services on smartphones

Regular readers will recall the curious case of Mr Spitz and his surprise at the amount of data his mobile phone company retained about his whereabouts, whilst Apple has recently come in for its fair share of opprobrium for collecting location … Continue reading

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