Wednesday, 26 Aug 2020
Watch this IAPP keynote where Apple and Google privacy officers discuss the contact tracing app. Several months after the COVID-19 pandemic and there are still a lot of countries grappling with ever-increasing number of infections. Understandably, we are turning to technology-based solutions to optimize contact tracing efforts. Apple and Google teamed up to create a contact-tracing approach based on Bluetooth technology. In this video, they discuss how the project came about
There will be some changes to the way I post.
Hello. Just thought I'd explain to you some changes in the way I will be updating this blog. I have been blogging--in so many ways on different platforms--on and off since around 2000. And the way I blogged changed in tandem with the way that publishing content online changed: First, my posts looked like online journal entries; Then they became curated links, introduced by quips that were either funny or punny. And then Facebook and Twitter came along and we all got lazy post
Regulator Updates: NPC, July 2020
I was fortunate enough to attend the Data Privacy Council meeting last July 30, where the NPC shared updates on what they've been up to and their plans for the remainder of 2020. Here are the more important items from the presentations: DPO Registration. As you may already know, the NPC extended the validity of the DPO registrations since the new NPC portal is not yet ready (among a host of reasons for the extension, I am sure). Note though that the NPC continues to accept an