In December 2018, the European Commission issued a warning to EU institutions: “the EU risks losing out on the opportunities offered by AI, facing a brain-drain and being a consumer of solutions developed elsewhere.”
The British government has set up a national data strategy forum as part of its goal to make the country the world’s number one data destination, while maintaining high standards of protection and governance.
The privacy and security laws of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have developed significantly over the past two decades, as governments increasingly recognise the importance of adequate data protection in attracting trade and investment.
Data risk management, retention and deletion have emerged as some of the areas that require additional awareness, education and training in the first annual report of the Global Privacy Culture Survey.
Following Schrems and Brexit, international data-sharing and the concept of adequacy has dominated much of the global news on data protection. But is adequacy itself a flawed concept? Marty Abrams explains why he thinks we need a better alternative