Current Contributions on the General Data Protection Regulation
From 1 January 2021 on, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (“the UK”) will no longer be a party of the European Union legislation, rules and agreements (“Brexit”). We asked Eva Kasprowicz, an IT and Privacy lawyer at Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP, on the potential impacts from an EU privacy perspective and how affected businesses should prepare for it.
Politics, science and industry are currently meeting together at the GAIA-X Summit. The aim of the online summit: “We’re now laying the groundwork for all the services and functions that GAIA-X will offer going forward,” says Andreas Weiss from the eco Association. In his keynote, he's delving into what the industry can expect from the initiative.
Reducing technological dependencies and networking linear value-added chains in the digital single market more easily – GAIA-X creates the self-determined and sovereign data space for this. Andreas Weiss spoke to a committee of the German parliament about how exactly the initiative will do so.
The GDPR has been on everyone's lips; not only since the recent ruling on the EU-US Privacy Shield. With a new guide, the EuroCloud member gridscale offers SMEs some orientation in their cooperation with cloud providers. An interview with CEO Henrik Hasenkamp and Marketing Director Jens Wardenbach of the PaaS & IaaS Cloud Hosting Provider from Cologne, Germany.
eco formulates 5 points for the revision of the GDPR: Since May 2018, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has regulated how public authorities, companies, associations, organizations or, for example, hospitals may handle citizens' data. Now the first official evaluation of the much-discussed regulation is due. eco – Association of the Internet still sees too many unresolved legal questions and practical problems that arise during implementation.