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Critical Wrinkles in New European Data Privacy Law

By June 26, 2018AI, Big Data, Data Privacy, GDPR

Though the EU’s first big data privacy law in 23 years is now in force, there’s little consensus on the General Data Protection Regulation. Data experts say GDPR— whose 99 articles govern an individual’s right to privacy and ultimate ownership of personal data—is the most complex regulation the EU has ever produced.

The law’s brevity may contribute to the lack of consensus. The language of its slim 87 pages leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

This includes both the definition of personal data and a special emphasis where artificial intelligence is concerned. GDPR requires the subject’s consent for any evaluation of personal information done solely through the use of AI. Read the full report.

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