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NEWSLETTER #7: This is a Key Month for Privacy

CNRFID-CSL NEWSLETTER – DECEMBER 2015 The final trilogue discussions between the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of Ministers on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are due to take place this month. In 2016 the GDPR will begin to replace the 20 year old Data Protection Directive. The GDPR will be the […]

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It is time to take stock EN 16571:2014 Information technology – RFID privacy impact assessment process was formally released by CEN on 25 June 2014 for national standards bodies to publish. The deadline was for all CEN members to publish by the end of last year. Although the European Commission Mandate only applies to EU […]

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NEWSLETTER #4 « Who will be under the spotlight »

EN 16571:2014 Information technology – RFID privacy impact assessment process published by 33 countries across Europe. This was the final step in the European Commission’s Recommendation on RFID privacy. The standard covers all RFID protocols and applications. The European Commission has stated that access control, smart cards, contactless payment and Near Field Communication are all […]

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NEWSLETTER #3 How to assess the PIA level

Paris workshop CNRFID held a workshop in Paris to explain EN 16571 and the CNRFID-CSL privacy impact assessment software. It was attended by 31 people, including end-users, lawyers, researchers, and RFID providers. We are planning to present a series of web based conferences to make it easier for people to participate from different parts of […]

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