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BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: Artificial Intelligence Act: a welcomed initiative, but ban on remote biometric identification in public space is necessary
  • 23/04/2021

BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: Artificial Intelligence Act: a welcomed initiative, but ban on remote biometric identification in public space is necessary

The European Commission’s legislative proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Act is the first initiative, worldwide, that provides a legal framework for Artificial Intelligence (AI). The EDPS welcomes and supports the European Union’s (EU) leadership aiming to ensure that AI solutions are shaped…

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BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: EU data protection authorities adopt joint opinion on the Digital Green Certificate Proposals
  • 08/04/2021

BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR: EU data protection authorities adopt joint opinion on the Digital Green Certificate Proposals

Brussels, 6 April - The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) adopted a joint opinion on the Proposals for a Digital Green Certificate. The Digital Green Certificate aims to facilitate the exercise of the right…

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BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISORY: EDPS Formal Comments on the proposed European Health Union package
  • 18/03/2021

BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISORY: EDPS Formal Comments on the proposed European Health Union package

The EDPS has issued its Formal Comments on a package of three legislative proposals for a European Health Union. He welcomes a European unified approach to tackle cross-border health threats while respecting the role and competences of EU Member States’ national health…

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BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: TechDispatch #1/2020: Contact Tracing with Mobile Applications
  • 30/12/2020

BY THE EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: TechDispatch #1/2020: Contact Tracing with Mobile Applications

In public health, contact tracing is the process to identify individuals who have been in contact with infected persons. Proximity tracing with smartphone applications and sensors could support contact tracing. It involves processing of sensitive personal data. What is Contact…

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