Originally founded in 2007 by research groups from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the Université de Namur and Tilburg University, it is not an exaggeration to say that the 'CPDP offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. In 2014 '854 guests including 343 speakers from 43 different countries dispersed over more than 60 panels which took place during three full days. It attracted another 500 people in several public evening events... this year's main topical themes were: Data Protection Reform: European and Global Developments, Mobility (mobile technologies, wearable technologies, border surveillance), EU-US developments concerning the regulation of government surveillance, Health, privacy and data protection, Love and lust in the digital age, Internet governance and privacy.
I recently published a short article on LinkedIn, 'Bigger than Big Data, Processed Information is Gold' on the usefulness of the storage and classification of information. The multiple topics developed during this conference was the subject of my latest curation. Using the Pearltrees application, I have started gathering all publications around this event. They are published papers, programs, pictures or tweets. Progressively I will be able to add more papers and interventions published during this conference. All this can be shareable and accessible at anytime, from anywhere on any digital device, be it a smartphone, a tablette or a computer. The content is easily modifiable, completed or shared. Have a look here, on Pearltrees 'CDPD 2015' From an iPad or a smartphone.
CPDP PROGRAM. Video recording of panels. Law enforcement and internet jurisdiction. Anonymization. 15-01-23_CPDP_concluding_remarks_GB_EN.pdf. BYTE_Big-data-breakfast-summary-report.pdf. Research and results | Privacy and Security Mirrors. Work package 1 – Developing a common research framework For most citizens, the meaning of privacy and security seems obvious because they have an implicit feeling about them that some may call “common sense”. However, both are colourful notions. This becomes evident when looking at the definition of the terms and their framing in different scientific disciplines. Therefore, a clear understanding of the terminology and the research questions is necessary. This work package will develop a common understanding of the research questions and the terminology used in PRISMS; plan in detail subsequent work packages so that there is congruence of approach of the partners’ work and, develop a conceptual frame leading to the ultimate development of a decision support system.
Work package 2 – Analysis of security and privacy technologies Work package 3 – Policy assessment of security and privacy Work package 4 – Criminological analysis Work package 6 – Privacy and Security in the Media.
EU DP draft regulation - Privacy Laws & Business. Vote on EU DP proposals now delayed Please login or register to see this full article. 10/05/2013 by: The lead rapporteur for the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) announced at a LIBE meeting on 6 May that the committee’s vote on the draft DP Regulation will be delayed due to around 3,000 amendment... Comments: 0 EU DP compromise proposal would make life easier for companies 10/06/2013 by: The Council of the European Union, anxious to see progress with the draft EU DP Regulation before the Parliament’s summer recess, is suggesting a compromise deal which takes more of a risk-based approach.
EU DPAs may be given discretion to decide level of fines 05/07/2013 by: A leaked document sent on 21 June from the Irish Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers to the Data Protection Working Party on Information Exchange and Data Protection (DAPIX) reveals that the administrative fines in the planned EU DP regulati... 08/10/2013 by: 01/11/2013 by: Bigger Than Big Data, Processed Information is Gold | Tara TAUBMAN-BASSIRIAN. Catching up with the annual CDPD conference in Brussels | IPrivacy4IT - Clarinette's blog. Digital Rights sessions at the CPDP Conference - EDRi. Information society, privacy and data protection. Albrech optimistic about 2015 deadline for EU DP Regulation - Privacy Laws & Business. Jan Albrecht, MEP and data protection rapporteur at the European Parliament on the draft EU DP Regulation is optimistic about the Council reaching its negotiating position by this summer.
"I am optimistic that we can reach a solution in 2015. But if the Council wants a swift compromise with us, they need to deliver on individual rights," Albrecht said at the CPDP conference in Brussels on 22 January. Albrect said that as the Parliament's position is already a compromise between many stakeholders, it is willing to negotiate on many points but now the parties need to talk about the detail, not go back to the principles. No legislation will ever be perfect but it is urgent to make progress, he said. Albrecht said that the best subsidy for EU IT companies is to have the regulation adopted, as it would be a competitive disadvantage for Europe to have 28 different data protection regimes. The delay means a loss of economic power for EU companies, and loss of citizens' rights. CPDP Conference 2015: Demonstrating Accountability. Date: Thursday, January 22, 2015 | Time: 8:45am Location: Grande Halle - Brussels, Belgium Demonstrating Accountability: Accountable Organizations Deserve Benefits From Regulators Nymity is a proud sponsor and speaker at the Computers, Privacy & Data Protection Conference.
The annual CPDP conference offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. It gathers key stakeholders from government, academia, industry and civil society in an atmosphere of mutual respect to exchange ideas and discuss emerging issues in information technology, privacy and data protection. Session Description: Several interrelated forces have emerged making the conditions perfect for an accountability approach to demonstrating compliance and moving beyond the compliance checklist.
Join the panelists as they discuss the merits of this approach and address the following questions: Trilateral at CPDP 2015 « Trilateral Research Trilateral Research. Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) 2015 | Privacy Commission. CPDP2015 will stage panels within the following main topical themes: Data Protection Reform: European and Global Developments, Mobility (mobile technologies, wearable technologies, border surveillance), EU-US developments concerning the regulation of government surveillance, Health, privacy and data protection, Love and lust in the digital age, Internet governance and privacy.
CPDP is a non-profit platform originally founded in 2007 by research groups from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the Université de Namur and Tilburg University and has grown into a platform carried by 20 academic centers of excellence from the EU, the US and beyond. As a world-leading multidisciplinary conference CPDP offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. This unique multidisciplinary formula has served to make CPDP one of the leading data protection and privacy conferences in Europe and around the world.
Tweets about #CDPD2015 hashtag on Twitter. Law Square contributing to top summit CDPD 2015 - Law Square | Law Square. The days of the most awaited data protection and privacy event in Belgium have finally arrived: dozens of academics, lawyers, practitioners, policy-makers and computer scientists will indeed gather next 21-22-23 January in Brussels, in one of the leading data protection and privacy conferences in Europe and around the world, to present topics and exchange views and ideas on the latest emerging issues and trends in the field of computers, privacy and data protection.
The conference will include panels covering many current topics, such as European and Global developments, mobile technologies, wearable technologies, EU-US developments regarding the regulation of government surveillance, e-health, internet governance and privacy, Big Data, border surveillance, and the Data Protection reform amongst many others. For more information on the event, please visit: Degrading security diminishes privacy - ISACA Now. Forget, erase and delist, but don’t forget the broader issue.
Current state of affairs A new year, a new CPDP Conference (Computers, Privacy & Data Protection, 21-23 January 2015). In the past 12 months we have seen privacy and data protection issues taking a much more prominent role in many different internet policy discussions. One of the key examples in this regard is the so-called Google Spain case by the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU). Acknowledging the right of individuals to ask search engines to delist certain name-based search results, the ruling sent shockwaves through internet policy circles. If anything, the case has made us all re-think the balance between different fundamental rights and interests, the allegedly ‘neutral’ role of search engines and the extra-territorial reach of local regulations.
Unsurprisingly, the Google Spain ruling is usually talked about against the backdrop of the so-called ‘Right to be Forgotten’. Some thoughts on balancing Conclusion. Albrech optimistic about 2015 deadline for EU DP Regulation - Privacy Laws & Business. Why trade is not the place for the EU to negotiate privacy. Argument for including privacy in trade agreements The basic argument for including privacy in trade agreements is twofold. First, trade agreements attempt to lower barriers between regimes and reduce the friction inherent in conducting transnational business.
Thus trade agreements already contain many attempts at regulatory harmonisation, or at least constructing interfaces between regulatory regimes. There is an exception to regulatory harmonisation at the World Trade Organisation that specifically addresses privacy, but a new free trade agreement could negotiate around this exception. Second, trade agreements do involve a more formal negotiating process than, say, the Safe Harbor.
If a more extended process leads to consensus building, then perhaps the EU and the US could arrive at a better compromise through trade. EU representatives are rightly sceptical of negotiating data protection in the free trade regime. Transborder Data Flows and Data Privacy Law: Hardback: Christopher. Computers, Privacy & Data Protection • Exhibition. Organised by Privacy Salon vzw and Restart vzw. Supported by: deBuren, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Research Group on Law Science Technology and Scoiety), De Markten, IAPP (International Association for Privacy Professionals) and freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL / MuseumsQuartier Vienna When? Vernissage 21 January 18.30 - 20.30 Exhibition 22 January - 08 February, Tuesday – Sunday: 12:00 tot 18:00 World Privacy Day Symposium 28 January Location De Markten, Oude Graanmarkt 5, 1000 Brussel What?
As the value of facial identifiability has risen, abstracted forms and representations of faces have become increasingly common in artistic production. Following the events of 9/11, images of masked faces of terrorists became dominant in the media; repeated as a ghostly, unknown presence that reminds us of the unsafe time we live in. In De Markten, FACELESS will be presented in a smaller format as a media laboratory. Sterling wood, 2008 © Levi van Veluw, Courtesy Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam SPonsors.
U.K. Watchdog: British Spy Agencies Should Test Current Powers First. FINAL Timing the right to be forgotten. HUDOC Search Page. 15-01-23_CPDP_concluding_remarks_GB_EN.pdf. EU Privacy Supervisor Sets Out New Agenda. Facebook+PRISM vs Max? Vil du hjælpe? | aflyttet. Ijlit.eau007.full.pdf. Computers, Privacy & Data Protection 2015: Data Protection on the Move. CPDP offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. Within an atmosphere of independence and mutual respect, CPDP gathers academics, lawyers, practitioners, policy-makers, computer scientists and civil society from all over the world to exchange ideas and discuss the latest emerging issues and trends.
This unique multidisciplinary formula has served to make CPDP one of the leading data protection and privacy conferences in Europe and around the world. The panels of CPDP2015 will focus on key issues that cover all current debates: the data protection reform in the EU: European and Global developments, mobility (mobile technologies, wearable technologies, border surveillance), EU-US developments concerning the regulation of government surveillance, e-health, love and lust in the digital age, internet governance and privacy, and much, much more. Addressing the right to privacy in 2015. One of the concrete ways in which internet users can exercise their right to privacy is through the use of encrypted communications, which can provide some guarantee of confidentiality in an environment of pervasive digital surveillance. In this sense, encryption serves as a form of protection for fundamental human rights. 2014 brought a cluster of new consumer products and open source projects aiming to make the use of encrypted communications easier to use and more readily available to a wider swath of people than ever before.
Yet the legal use of privacy enhancing technologies and even the perfectly legitimate demonstration of interest in the pursuit of privacy is being marginalised across the globe. Over the last decade, the human rights sector has witnessed a dramatic uptick in the use of digital surveillance to harass, intimidate, and perpetrate physical violence against those fighting for the protection of fundamental rights. Towards Multilateral Standards for Surveillance Reform by Ian Brown, Morton H. Halperin, Ben Hayes, Ben Scott, Mathias Vermeulen.
Ian Brown University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute Morton H. Halperin Open Society Foundations (OSF) Ben Hayes Independent Ben Scott Mathias Vermeulen European University InstituteJanuary 5, 2015 Oxford Internet Institute Discussion Paper, January 2015 Abstract: Edward Snowden’s revelations about the mass surveillance capabilities of the United States’ National Security Agency and its partners have created a unique opportunity to work towards the adoption of multilateral human rights-compliant standards for government surveillance conducted against nationals of other countries. Number of Pages in PDF File: 40 Keywords: surveillance, interception, signals intelligence, international human rights law, FISA, FISA Amendments Act, European Convention on Human Rights, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, privacy, sovereignty JEL Classification: H77, K33, K42, L50, L96, O33, O38 Accepted Paper Series Suggested Citation.
Top US privacy bod: EU should STOP appeasing whiny consumers. A top US law enforcement commissioner has claimed European data protection authorities are too worried about helping consumers instead of robustly enforcing privacy laws. Speaking at CPDP2015 in Brussels, Julie Brill, privacy commissioner for the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) defended the US approach to protecting privacy. “European data protection authorities are too focussed on individual cases and can’t see the bigger picture,” she said. “If you rely entirely on complaints, you will always focus on consumer-facing companies and I think that’s a problem.”
“We at the FTC get our cases from all sources including newspaper articles or even competitors,” continued Brill. “A great data protection law is no good if you don’t enforce it.”. Paul Nemitz, a director in the European Commission’s justice department, didn’t tackle Brill's accusation directly, but countered by slamming the US' refusal to give EU citizens equal data protection. IAPP Newsletter. IAPP. @THD_IT: #CPDP2015 Typical US Strategy: if you do understand this slide at first view, you win the War. @EUstaran: And #CPDP2015 is off! Starting with a Big Bang like a James Bond movie: Implications of CJEU data retention decision. @atomsoffice: Listening to a debate on balancing economic use of #data vs #privacy at #cdpd2015 Protect Americans' Privacy! @CPDPconferences: The @EPICprivacy Champion of Freedom Award for Philip Zimmermann and Peter Hustinx #CPDP2015.
@Pripare4PbD: Congrats to @yodsamuel Junior Scholar Award #CPDP2015: Right of Reply as alternative to Right to be Forgotten #rtbf. @EUstaran: Wow. CJEU data retention decision impacts on other data-related initiatives according to Munster study at #CPDP2015. @EUstaran: Clever, concrete & constructive suggestions from Norwegian Consumer Council at #CPDP2015 on privacy protection. Publishers Know You Didn't Finish "The Goldfinch" — Here's What That Means Fo... Security In A Box | Tools and tactics for your digital security. Dynamic Data Obscurity Panel at CPDP in Brussels 1/21/2015. Privacy Camp: Big data and ever increasing state surveillance - EDRi. By Kirsten Fiedler As every year, EDRi is co-organising a privacy camp for civil society as a warm-up event for the CPDP conference.
The event will discuss big data and every increasing state surveillance and the sessions will focus on privacy and data protection challenges and possibilities in Europe. It will take place on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 in Brussels. Please check the event page for the agenda and further details on Privacy Camp Brussels. The event will bring together digital rights advocates, members of NGOs and civil rights groups from all around Europe and beyond to discuss the problems currently facing human rights online and develop strategies to address the key challenges. This year’s program will kick off with a roundtable discussion on demystifying big data. Big data has become the biggest buzzword of 2014. Please R.S.V.P by no later than 17 January to imge.ozcan(at)vub.ac.be and note that non-NGO participation is by invitation only – participation is free of charge. Computers, Privacy & Data Protection • International Conference.
Offlinetags. Trackography - Who tracks you online? @MFriedewald: Marc van lieshout talking about the ecosystem for innovative privacy companies #cdpd2015. @MFriedewald: Marc van lieshout talking about the ecosystem for innovative privacy companies #cdpd2015. @ProtDataMx: Interesting views on daily functions of CPO's in the Panel of EU reform for Privacy Professionals #CDPD2015. @Kirst3nF: Energetic debate and exchange of ideas on #PNR #dataretenion in yesterday's pre-#CPDP2015 #privacy camp workshop.