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WiFi-Tracking and Retail Analytics under the GDPR

Monday April 8th, 2019 by Silvan Jongerius

WiFi-tracking is used for many purposes, including producing heat-maps of spaces, counting passers-by and analyzing people movement and visits. This can be extremely useful for businesses to better understand the use of their space and how to optimize this, and it is already in wide use in shopping malls, airports and hotels all around the […]

How to develop Artificial Intelligence that is GDPR-friendly

Thursday February 28th, 2019 by Anamika Ved (guest post)

GDPR coming into effect coincides with the more widespread adoption of artificial intelligence as the technology becomes embedded in more and more enterprise applications. There is a palpable excitement around AI for its potential to revolutionize seemingly every facet of every industry. Studies reveal that 80% of executives believe AI boosts productivity. In the immediate […]

Is total privacy GDPR compliant? Zcash report shows how “Privacy by Design” handling of personal data gets us close.

Tuesday February 5th, 2019 by Silvan Jongerius

Last week, Forbes examined the promise of privacy in P4 protocol in the article (“Zcash Out To Prove Privacy Is Key To Crypto Adoption With GDPR-Complying Use Cases” by Darryn Pollock). Pollock’s article included a link to TechGDPR’s Zcash GDPR assessment. In addition to the article in Forbes, ZCash has published its own statement, as […]

The GDPR + Blockchain: Reflecting back and looking ahead

Tuesday January 8th, 2019 by Silvan Jongerius

Looking back, 2018 was a year full of important developments, both for privacy and blockchain – the two main areas of TechGDPR’s specialisation. In privacy, the GDPR went into effect, we paid careful attention as the first fines were issued, and the very first guidance on blockchain came out. In blockchain, a lot of guidance […]

American Intern Meets the GDPR

Wednesday December 12th, 2018 by Barbara Moss

Editor’s Note: Barbara Moss worked with TechGDPR as a research intern in late 2018. During her final week, we asked her to share her thoughts on learning about data privacy in Europe as a “digital native” from the U.S.A. Arriving with an American Perspective Since the enforcement  of the General Data Protection Regulation in the […]

GDPR, Blockchain, and the Principles of Privacy by Design

Monday December 3rd, 2018 by Silvan Jongerius

Since the introduction of the GDPR we have dealt with many aspects of the regulation. What has emerged as one of the most interesting areas for me to work on is Privacy by Design (or “Data Protection by Design and by Default,” in the language of the GDPR). The simple requirement to implement privacy from […]

The Limits of Blockchain Privacy and the GDPR

Monday October 22nd, 2018 by Jesse Van Mouwerik

There are many reasons why people are excited about the possibilities of blockchain technology—from decentralized networks to the removal of middlemen—but the most popular reason is the appeal of privacy. The myth that blockchain is immune to privacy breaches, however, is quickly unraveling. Those who feel protected solely because they’re putting today’s most disruptive form […]

Blocks Ascending: The GDPR Checklist for Any Blockchain Project

Monday September 17th, 2018 by Jesse van Mouwerik

  The rise of blockchain technology, and its accompanying data-centric enterprises, are starting to impact how technology around the world is regulated. From China cracking down on ICOs, to new data privacy laws in California, to countries attracting entire crypto-economies to their shores, the global data privacy landscape is complex and constantly in flux. Such conditions can tempt […]

What the GDPR’s ‘Privacy By Design’ Really Means for Your Business

Friday August 31st, 2018 by Anamika Ved

How, exactly, can privacy be designed? Companies concerned about Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may or may not have already considered the curious concept of “privacy by design and privacy by default” — but consider it, they must. While it’s hardly the most charming regulatory text ever written, it’s implications are vast, and understanding it properly […]

California Residents Gain Strongest Data Privacy Rights in US

Wednesday August 22nd, 2018 by Pierson Klein

  Data privacy law in California just took a giant step forward. The new California Consumer Privacy Act, which was passed at the end of June 2018, is the strictest data privacy law in the United States to date. With many GDPR-like qualities, this new legislation could signify a larger trend in US policy regarding […]

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