CNIL publishes new guidelines on Cookies and other tracers

Seven experts on how to balance data protection with health care innovation.

In the installment of Health Care 2024 — a series of symposiums asking leading experts to weigh in on the health care priorities for the next European Commission — POLITICO asked if the EU can gain benefits from sharing health data without weakening privacy — and if so, how? 

FaceApp raises privacy concerns

According to The Verge, FaceApp, a Russia-based app that applies filters to photos, is having another moment in the spotlight thanks to a filter that makes users look older or younger. As with the last viral moment, however, users have been surprised to learn that the app’s creators are harvesting metadata from their photos.

Singapore hopes to groom data protection officers with training framework

Netherlands authority fines hospital € 460,000 for insufficient internal security of patient records

The AP imposed a fine of 460,000 euros on Haga Hospital after an investigation raised when dozens of hospital staff had unnecessarily checked the medical records of a well-known Dutch person.