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Εθνική κυριαρχία στην ψηφιακή εποχή

Δημοσιεύθηκε στο 2045.gr, 18.05.2021 Που (πρέπει να) βρίσκονται τα δεδομένα μας; Πριν λίγες μέρες για τις ανάγκες μιας ακαδημαϊκής παρουσίασης σχετικά με «παραβιάσεις προσωπικών δεδομένων» (personal data breaches) θυμήθηκα εκείνη τη διαρροή δεδομένων των αεροπορικών εταιρειών που «άγγιξε» και την Ελλάδα, αφού σχετικές ενημερώσεις πήραμε και όσοι χρησιμοποιούμε συχνά την Aegean. Ψάχνοντας λίγο περισσότερο είδα ότι

Framing Big Data in the Council of Europe and the EU data protection law systems: Adding ‘should’ to ‘must’ via soft law to address more than only individual harms

Paul de Hert and  Vagelis Papakonstantinou have just published their latest article, «Framing Big Data in the Council of Europe and the EU data protection law systems: Adding ‘should’ to ‘must’ via soft law to address more than only individual harms» in the Computer Law & Security Review, Volume 40. Abstract On 19 November 2019 the

Post GDPR EU laws and their GDPR mimesis. DGA, DSA, DMA and the EU regulation of AI

Published in European Law Blog, 1.04.2021 By  Vagelis Papakonstantinou and Paul De Hert, 1. GDPR mimesis as the only regulatory method? EU regulatory work on technology-related fronts has recently spiked. The EU has been extremely busy implementing its European Digital Strategy. Over a short period it has released a draft Digital Governance Act (DGA), a Digital Services Act

2021-04-14T13:30:26+00:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The regulatory framework for the protection of critical infrastructures against cyberthreats: Identifying shortcomings and addressing future challenges: The case of the health sector in particular

Dimitra Markopoulou and Vagelis Papakonstantinou have just published their latest article, «The regulatory framework for the protection of critical infrastructures against cyberthreats: Identifying shortcomings and  addressing future challenges: The case of the health sector in particular» in the Computer Law & Security Review, Volume 41 . Abstract The concept of “Critical Infrastructures” is constantly evolving

2021-04-14T12:54:59+00:00March 21st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Τι έμαθα από τη θητεία μου στην Αρχή Προστασίας Δεδομένων Προσωπικού Χαρακτήρα

Δημοσιεύθηκε στο ethemis.gr, 19.3.2021 Καθώς κατά τα μέσα Φεβρουαρίου παραιτήθηκα από τη θέση αναπληρωματικού μέλους της Αρχής Προστασίας Δεδομένων Προσωπικού Χαρακτήρα που κατείχα από τον Σεπτέμβριο του 2016, και επειδή το προηγούμενο διάστημα ήταν κρίσιμο για το Δίκαιο Προστασίας Δεδομένων επειδή συνέπεσε, ήδη από τον Μάιο του 2018, με την εφαρμογή του Γενικού Κανονισμού για

2021-03-29T07:40:05+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog posts|Tags: , , , |

Refusing to award legal personality to AI: Why the European Parliament got it wrong

Published in European Law Blog, 25.11.2020 By Vagelis Papakonstantinou and Paul De Hert, When is new law needed and when are patches of existing legal tools preferrable? In October 2020 the European Parliament issued three Resolutions on the ethical and legal aspects of Artificial Intelligence software systems (“AI”): Resolution 2020/2012(INL) on a Framework of Ethical

2020-12-15T07:14:53+00:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog posts|Tags: , , , |

EU Proposals Could Restrict Targeted Ads

Published in digitalprivacy.news, 16.11.2020 By Robert Bateman Politicians in the EU are calling for strict regulations on targeted advertising, including considering a phase-out that would bring a total ban. The European Parliament, which comprises elected representatives from each EU country, last month called for targeted advertising to be “regulated more strictly in favor of less

2021-01-19T13:10:45+00:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , |

Κανόνες κυβερνο-υγιεινής για τον καθέναν μας

Δημοσιεύθηκε στο dEasy, 28.10.2020 Κάθε Οκτώβριο γιορτάζουμε(;) στην Ευρώπη τον Ευρωπαϊκό Μήνα Κυβερνοασφάλειας (European Cybersecurity Month – ECSM). Για το 2020 το θέμα είναι «Think Before U Click» και αφορά κυρίως σε θέματα ψηφιακών δεξιοτήτων και cyber scams. Ουδέποτε ένιωσα άνετα με τον όρο «κυβερνοασφάλεια». Ενώ για τον αγγλικό αντίστοιχο (cybersecurity) χρησιμοποιήθηκε πράγματι ελληνική λέξη

2020-10-29T08:49:10+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog posts|Tags: , , |

New Article: Big data analytics in electronic communications: A reality in need of granular regulation (even if this includes an interim period of no regulation at all)

Vagelis Papakonstantinou and  Paul de Hert have just published their latest article, «Big data analytics in electronic communications: A reality in need of granular regulation (even if this includes an interim period of no regulation at all)» in the Computer Law & Security Review, Volume 36 .   Abstract In this article, we provide an

2020-02-18T09:04:22+00:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

The GDPR as a tool for European Integration

Δημοσιεύθηκε στο Linkedin, 9.2.2020 *** This is part of the GDPR ethics series; A broad mission statement may be found in its opening text. *** Few legal instruments have done more for European integration than the GDPR: Within only a few years since its release there is practically nobody in Europe that has not heard of it or is

2020-02-27T09:40:14+00:00February 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog posts|Tags: , , , |