Technological progress and globalisation have profoundly changed the way our data is collected, accessed and used. The European Commission has proposed a comprehensive reform of the EU’s 1995 data protection rules to strengthen online privacy rights and boost Europe’s digital economy. Leading ICT journalist, Jennifer Baker, talks to European Parliament rapporteur on the General Data Protection Regulation, Jan Philipp Albrecht MEP (Greens).
“In milliseconds our personal data are across borders so therefore it is really important that we have common rules on data protection”.
On 11-12 November 2015, will be convened an international summit to discuss migration issues with African and other key countries concerned. What is at stake? Tim Allan, S&D Group Press Officer has the answers.