Month: January 2019

What is “fair” in “fair and lawful” processing of personal data?

An article by article analysis of the GDPR from an ethics perspective need not go any further than the first line when it comes to its Article 5: “Personal data shall be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner

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Member of the Greek GDPR implementation law-making committee

Appointed a member of the law-making committee drafting the GDPR (and the Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive) implementation law in Greece. The law-making committee, established under the Greek Ministry of Justice, has been in session since 2016 but

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Επεξεργασία Δεδομένων Επιβατών, ή γιατί είναι η ασφάλεια που σου εξασφαλίζει την ελευθερία

Πρόσφατα εκδόθηκε νόμος σύμφωνα με τον οποίο από δω και πέρα τα δεδομένα των επιβατών αεροπλάνων, πλοίων κ.λπ. θα αποτελούν αντικείμενο επεξεργασίας για σκοπούς ασφαλείας. Τέτοιες επεξεργασίες ξεκίνησαν στην Αμερική το 2001. Μετά την επίθεση στους Δίδυμους Πύργους οι Αμερικανοί αποφάσισαν ότι

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Have you already bought domain names with your children’s names?

While recently purchasing yet more personal domain names to point to my website I was tempted to think about the future and therefore run a search for domain names with my children’s names. Some are still available, others not. So,

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What your hard drive reveals about you — and software design

I recently had a hard time explaining to my kids the use of folders in hard drives. Hierarchy they could more or less understand, as well as the fact that documents, photos and other files need to be found at

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