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Article 29 Working Party issues Guidelines on data portability, DPOs, and LSAs

Article 29 Working Party has issued the final version of its Guidelines on the right of data portability, the Data Protection Officers (DPOs), and for identifying a controller or processor’s lead supervisory authority (LSAs).

Guidelines on the right to data portability are accessible here

The Guidelines on DPOs are accessible here

The Guidelines or identifying a controller or processor’s lead supervisory authority are accessible here
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Working Party 29 revises the guidelines on Data Protection Officers

The EU Working Party 29 has revised the Guidelines already adopted on 16 December 2016, on the Data Protection Officers (DPOs).

The guidelines are available here
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Working Party 29 adopts the Guidelines on DPIA

The EU Working Party 29 has adopted today the Guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) and determining whether processing is “likely to result in a high risk” for the purposes of Regulation 2016/679.

The guidelines are available here
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Article 29 Working Party adopts an Opinion on the proposed ePrivacy Regulation

Article 29 Working Party, which is the EU Working Party that gathers the European Data Protection Supervisor and representatives of the EU Commission and the Member States’ privacy supervisory authorities, has adopted an Opinion on the ePrivacy Regulation proposed by the EU Commission.  The draft Regulation, which will be directly applicable in all Members States if adopted, aims at replacing the ePrivacy Directive 2002/58/EC.  Article 29 Working Party welcomes the draft Regulation, while is proposes some improvements to render it more consistent with the EU GDPR and rises some points of concern that should be addressed during the legislative process.

The ePrivacy Directive is accessible here

The Article 29 Working Party Opinion is accessible here

The EU Commission Proposal for a Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications is accessible here
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President Trump signs a bill that repels the Federal Communications Commission BCPR

President Trump has signed today a bill that nullifies the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Broadband Consumer Privacy Rules issued in October 2016.