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Viewing entries tagged with 'ICDPPC'

Does your office blog? Charles Mabbett
31 May 2017

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A few months ago, our office asked our international privacy and data protection watchdog colleagues to let us know if their office was using blogging as a communications tool. The results received have been mixed and modest.

Commissioner’s US diary - part two John Edwards
21 April 2017

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This year’s opening keynote speeches on day two of the International Association of Privacy Professionals Global Privacy Summit in Washington DC were by Tristan Harris and JD Vance.

Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities meet in Mexico Joy Liddicoat
9 January 2017

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The 46th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities Forum (APPA) was hosted by the National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Personal Data Protection (INAI), in Manzanillo, Mexico, from 30 November to 2 December 2016.

A Commissioner abroad Part 3 - a stop in Tunisia John Edwards
10 November 2016

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It’s possible that you haven’t heard of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). However, it is likely that the ITU affects your life in some way. The ITU is the UN agency responsible for information and communication technology. One of their key functions is standard-setting. They set the technical standards that make it possible to send a text message to an overseas phone without having to get some kind of complex adaptor; they also help to assign satellite orbits so that you don’t get abrupt service interruption from two (or more) satellites crashing into one another.

A Commissioner abroad Part 2 - Marrakech John Edwards
8 November 2016

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The International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners has been meeting each year since 1979. It has evolved into a reasonably structured format, governed by a five-member Executive Committee consisting of the current year’s host, the previous year’s host, and three elected members.

Commissioner abroad - the first of three posts John Edwards
31 October 2016

Credit Dutch DPA

The International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, which New Zealand has chaired since 2014, had its 38th annual meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco, in October, but more on that later.

How privacy regulators cooperate across borders Blair Stewart
17 August 2016

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Privacy authorities typically perform regulatory and enforcement functions on their own - or occasionally with another public body - within their domestic jurisdiction. They know the domestic law they enforce. The law will clearly lay out the authority’s role and provide a clear pathway to the intended outcomes.

Surveillance, spies and secrecy John Edwards
7 September 2015

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2015 has been a busy year for the intersection of privacy, security and intelligence.