0
Broadband

EDPS alerts to growing dangers of spyware

Wednesday 16 December 2015 | 14:53 CET | News
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Giovanni Buttarelli, has issued an alert on the dangers of the unregulated growing market for the selling, distribution and use of surveillance technologies, or spyware. Timed to coincide with Buttarelli's newly-published opinion on 'Intrusive surveillance technology', the alert warns the IT community and EU legislators that more needs to be done to monitor the market and urges them to investigate safeguards to embed privacy by design to secure the technology.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: EDPS
Countries: Europe
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

IoT


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

EDPS announces new Ethics Advisory Board

Published 28 Jan 2016 17:22 CET | Europe
The European Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, has announced the creation of an Ethics Advisory Group with a view ...

EU bodies making 'steady progress' on data protection - EDPS

Published 22 Jan 2016 11:12 CET | Europe
The European Union's institutions and bodies are making steady progress implementing data protection rules, according to European ...

EDPS calls for debate on challenges and benefits of big data

Published 20 Nov 2015 10:17 CET | Europe
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Giovanni Buttarelli, has published his opinion on the challenges of big data in ...

EDPS concerned about data collection in new passenger bill

Published 25 Sep 2015 10:51 CET | Europe
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Giovanni Buttarelli, has issued his formal opinion on the EU's proposed Passenger ...

EDPS to set up external Ethics Board

Published 14 Sep 2015 08:50 CET | Europe
The European Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, has announced his intention to set up an external Ethics Board ...

EDPS says enforcement will rebuild trust between US, Europe

Published 21 Feb 2014 13:46 CET | Europe
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said the way to restore trust between the EU and the US is to strictly enforce ...

EU privacy watchdog opposes EC net neutrality proposal

Published 15 Nov 2013 11:39 CET | Europe
The European Commission's net neutrality proposal goes against EU legislation on data protection and the EU Charter of ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

01 Mar Zoom Video Communications Q4
01 Mar Liberty LatAm Q4 results
01 Mar Switch Q4 2020
01 Mar Boingo Q4
01 Mar Ooma Q4
01 Mar Inseego Q4
01 Mar TIM Brasil investors day
01 Mar Embedded World Digital
02 Mar HPE fiscal Q1
02 Mar FuboTV Q4 2020
03 Mar Vivendi Q4 2020
03 Mar Avast FY results
03 Mar Marvell Technology fiscal Q4
04 Mar Broadcom fiscal Q1
04 Mar MTS Q4 2020
04 Mar Ciena fiscal Q1
04 Mar Inwit Q4 2020
04 Mar Telesat Q4
05 Mar Vonage Investor Day
::: More Calendar Items