GDPR

GDPR: ICO Publishes Final Guidance on Consent

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has released tools to help organizations prepare for the GDPR. The latest guidance features key changes from past iterations.

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GDPR and the End of the Internet’s Grand Bargain

The following is an excerpt of an article published by Harvard Business Review on April 9, 2018. “For now, GDPR, which replaces previous EU mandates on data collection and use, differs significantly from U.S. law, pushing the two regions further apart in their approaches to regulating the digital economy. “The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation […]

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Companies Respond To GDPR By Blocking EU Users

Mike Masnick, editor of the Techdirt blog, is concerned about the new regulation’s potential to splinter the internet “in a way that we’re not entirely prepared for.”

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Let’s Talk about Applying the GDPR in the United States

As Elena Souris and Hollie Russon Gilman at Vox write, “While online rights are coming into question, it’s worth considering how those will overlap with offline rights and civic engagement.”

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Cybersecurity Must Be a Top Priority for Nonprofits

When business ethics and governance expert Lucy P. Marcus calls data breaches “an artifact of modern indifference,” she’s alluding to how “companies, regardless of size or sector, need to recognize their responsibility … to be vigilant and proactive about securing their data and systems.” Marcus admits that while the threat of a cybersecurity breach is […]

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GDPR Will ‘Forever Change’ Marketing, Say Digital Governance Experts

Digital experts Elie Auvray and Kristina Podnar have authored a 35-page guide for understanding GDPR and creating a plan for May 25, 2018 and beyond. Included in the guide are who is covered and what is different about the law, differences between B2B and B2C companies, types of exempt personal data, compliance strategies, and more. […]

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Key Aspects of GDPR Explained

A white paper released by European Digital Rights (EDRi) explains key aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). On May 16 at RightsCon in Toronto, EDRi Executive Director Joe McNamee joined a panel of experts to discuss the far-reaching effects of GDPR. For instance, EDRi has warned against GDPR certification fraud, a trend it […]

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GDPR Template for US-Based Nonprofits

A primer released by the international law firm, Pillsbury, is designed to help nonprofits understand the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and apply it to their daily operations. The resource includes an annotated Template for US/EU Privacy Notice with advice on how to engage with constituents. Reports on GDPR preparedness reveal that many companies residing […]

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Here’s How One Nonprofit Is Preparing for the GDPR

Zara Rahman of The Engine Room likens GDPR preparation to a “spring cleaning” exercise, suggesting ways nonprofits can track their internal GDPR-related activities.

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Facebook, GDPR, and Winning Back the Public Trust

Facebook has pledged its commitment to transparency and accountability throughout its GDPR preparation process, but it’s unclear whether it plans to make good on its promise.

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