Data Pro­tection and the Environment

Finally, it is 2018 ­­­­­– a year to be heavily impacted by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). What may feel like a revolution, was in fact called a reform when the the EU Commission announced the first GDPR proposal in 2012. Nothing has changed overnight, but accompanied by regular news of data breaches and activists like Snowden, information privacy has certainly gained some traction since then. Now, I’d say we have a working climate for data protection and privacy in place.

Regulation helps reducing environmental pollution, and will similarly limit dirty personal data processing.

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