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Preventing Big Brother - the Ethics of Surveillance and Data Privacy

Preventing Big Brother - the Ethics of Surveillance and Data Privacy

Written by Michael Gizicki-Neundlinger | Reviewed by Heike Christiane Vogel-Pöschl

Created on: 19 Feb 2020 | Updated on: 19 Feb 2020

News category: "News on Living Innovation"

Kevin Macnish, Assistant Professor for Ethics and IT University of Twente, and the future of privacy

On May 25 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in the European Union. Experts see the GDPR as a milestone in setting standards in terms of privacy. Many companies, however, see it as an additional administrative burden.

Kevin Macnish, Assistant Professor for Ethics and IT at University of Twente, explains why the GDPR is a fundamental prerequisite to approach emerging technologies responsibly.

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