European Data Protection Board
April 1, 2020 · Press releases | Privacy and data protection | Data protection standards
Press Release: EDRi calls for fundamental rights-based responses to COVID-19
March 20, 2020 · Blogs | Privacy and data protection | Disinformation and electoral interference
EDRi calls for fundamental rights-based responses to COVID-19
Some of the actions taken by governments and businesses under exceptional Coronavirus circumstances today, can have significant repercussions on freedom of expression, privacy and other human rights both today and tomorrow.
July 17, 2019 · On the ground | Privacy and data protection | Data protection standards
Microsoft Office 365 banned from German schools over privacy concerns
In a bombshell decision, the Data Protection Authority (DPA) of the German Land of Hesse has ruled that schools are banned from using Microsoft’s cloud office product “Office 365”. According to the decision, the platform’s standard settings expose personal information about school pupils and teachers “to possible access by US officials” and are thus incompatible […]
February 13, 2019 · Blogs | Privacy and data protection | Data protection standards
EDPB confirms: Privacy Shield is still a shame
On 22 January 2019, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted a Report on the Second Annual Review of the EU-US Privacy Shield. The Privacy Shield is a framework arrangement between the United States and the European Union to enable the transmission of personal data from the territory of the EU to the US. It […]
November 21, 2018 · On the ground | Information democracy | Data protection standards
#TeleormanLeaks: Privacy vs freedom of expression
The first big General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy case broke out in Romania at the beginning of November 2018 in connection with an article about a corruption scandal involving a politician and his relationship with a company investigated for fraud.