A Privacy Shield 2.0 ? The announcement of a new and uncertain EU-US data transfer agreement

After almost two year of negotiations, the EU and US finally announced to have agreed in principle on a new Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework. Yet beyond the grand political declaration, this new framework's legal resilience has yet to be tested.   I.   The post-Schrems II situation As a reminder, in…

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Can blockchain revolutionize the healthcare industry?

Image Credits : The Blockchain Land  The sectors that can be related to blockchain are not limited to a specific field such as decentralized finance or cryptocurrencies. Blockchain technology makes it possible, through its applications, to resolve a considerable number of issues around the world. One of them is the…

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Brexit and personal datas : What consequences ?

  Brexit has been decided in the wake of the referendum of June 23d, 2016. Negotiations are presently in progress to set the exit's conditions of the UK. The question is how will be managed personnal data between UK and EU?   Data protection until Brexit will come into force ICO (The…

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Piratage inédit chez Facebook sur fond de polémiques

Après le scandale de la Cambridge Analytica, c’est un nouveau coup dur pour l’entreprise qui peine à redorer son image en cette année 2018. Dans la même semaine Facebook a dû faire face à la démission des cofondateurs et dirigeants d'Instagram, appartenant au géant depuis 2012, ainsi qu’à un piratage.…

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GDPR : Strengthening the right to be forgotten

  Today, personal data is already protected. Indeed, there is a dereferencing right in Europe. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides another right to be forgotten, which is the right to erasure. This Regulation will come into effect on May 25th, 2018 in the European Union. The idea behind the law…

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Equifax Data Breach : 143 million of Americans affected

Founded in 1899, Equifax is one of the three largest American credit agencies along with Experian and TransUnion. Last 7th September, Equifax announced that a third party gained access to its data and hacked 143 million Americans personal data, which is nearly half the population of the United States. 143…

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New leak of American voters' data: the case of Chicago.

Protecting the privacy and data of US citizens seems to be a true assault course. Remember, on last June 12, a leak of nearly 25 terabytes of "sensitive" data was revealed by security researcher Chris Vickery. This file hosted on unsecured Amazone cloud contained address, political orientation, skin color, etc.…

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