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It is hoped that the Trilogue on the EU e-privacy Regulation will start after the summer recess, the rapporteur for the European Parliament on e-privacy Regulation, MEP Birgitta Sippel said yesterday at the CPDP conference in Brussels. She said that it is important to have the GDPR and e-privacy Regulation ready at the same time.

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CRTC is specific in what they expect in a due diligence defence and a comprehensive compliance program.

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Many view the current GDPR as something of a flash in a pan - a kind of Y2K for privacy professionals.  There can be a sense that, while privacy is a big deal now as companies rush to complete their GDPR implementation projects, come May 25th next year everyone will breathe a big sigh of relief and things will calm down again.

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The Commission gave it the official (if lukewarm) ok in October, following the first annual review. Last week it was time for the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) to have its say.

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In a post last week, I said that “There’s a perpetuated misconception that all profiling needs consent. It doesn’t, end of.” Since this seems to have been an area of much confusion under the GDPR, I thought it worth taking the time to elaborate on this point.

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