Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

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Karen Lawrence Öqvist

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It may occasionally seem that the EU laws look like a chicken with its head cut-off.

It’s been half year since Schrem-II substantially changed privacy world, with succinct EDPB FAQ issued a week later and controversial Recommendations 01/2020 still stuck at the stage of public consultations and leaving more questions than answers, especially for businesses operating globally.

 A recent agreement (after how many reiterations?) on ePrivacy Regulation resembles a Christmas that does not really make happy as it raised clear concerns among privacy community and received a plenty of negative feedbacks, with this from the German Federal Commissioner probably being the most rampant.(https://iapp.org/news/a/eu-council-ambassadors-agree-to-negotiating-position-on-eprivacy-regulation/). There is obviously a long way to go to reach true reconciliation.

 Going back to Schrem-II stalemate, my impression is that many companies took a ‘wait and see’, while taking careful first steps. If you want to briefly recap on what’s happened in this realm since July 2020, here it is from IAPP: https://iapp.org/news/a/data-transfers-questions-and-answers-abound-yet-solutions-elude/

Karen Lawrence Öqvist
Karen Lawrence Öqvist
I was incredibly impressed to find that my Portuguese friend and college was behind the ePrivacy success. He must be the best privacy guy in Portugal 🇵🇹 and beyo...

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