Tag: EU

Tag: EU

EU Supervisory Authorities have a right to order the erasure of unlawfully processed data without a request from the data subject

The CJEU has ruled that EU Supervisory Authorities have a right to order the erasure of unlawfully processed data even without a prior request from the data subject.   The recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has significant implications for the processing of personal data by organisations within the

EU Artificial Intelligence Act passed by the European Parliament

The European Parliament has passed the EU Artificial Intelligence Act (EU AI Act) to ensure safety of EU citizen rights.  On Wednesday March 14th, the Parliament formally passed the Artificial Intelligence Act, a legislation designed to safeguard public safety and fundamental rights, while simultaneously fostering innovation. The Act was finalised in negotiations with member states

”Pay or ok” — Does this new paid subscription model invalidate consent?

There has been much debate about the validity of consent under the GDPR as it relates to the “Pay or ok” paid subscription model on social media and other platforms and websites.   Since November 7, European users of Facebook and Instagram have had the option to pay a subscription in exchange for an ad-free

A year of Data Protection Law: 2023 review

Over the course of this year, there have been several significant advancements in the world of data protection across the EU and the UK. In this article, we will present some of the major milestones of 2023.   In early 2023, CNIL reminded organizations to stay updated on data protection laws and adapt practices to

EU Institutions Finalize Agreement on the Cyber Resilience Act for Connected Products

The EU institutions have reached a final agreement on the Cyber Resilience Act specifically designed to address the growing concerns about security risks associated with connected products.   In a significant move towards strengthening cybersecurity in Europe, the EU institutions have reached a historic agreement on a new cybersecurity law for connected products. The legislation

Continúan los diálogos en torno al desarrollo de la Ley de IA europea

En lo que concierne al desarrollo de la Ley de IA europea, la Unión Europea está trabajando de manera activa para establecer regulaciones detalladas que guíen el desarrollo y uso responsable de inteligencia artificial.    En una era caracterizada por los rápidos avances en tecnología, la Unión Europea continúa abordando los retos y oportunidades que

Developing the EU AI Act: EU lawmakers discuss revised governance structure

In developing the EU AI act, the European Union is actively working on establishing comprehensive regulations to guide the responsible development and use of artificial intelligence.   In an era characterized by rapid advancements in technology, the European Union continues to address the challenges and opportunities presented by artificial intelligence (AI). EU lawmakers have been

Aphaia participates in FOAN 2023

Aphaia’s Partner Cristina Contero Almagro delivered a presentation on NIS 2 Directive at FOAN 2023, which was held in Ghent on 30th and 31st October.   The 11th International Workshop on Fiber Optics in Access Networks (FOAN) took place in Ghent on 30th-31st October, in conjunction with the International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and

EU AI Act: The EU aims to set requirements for artificial intelligence

The EU AI Act is a significant step towards regulating AI, aiming to establish comprehensive requirements and address risks associated with this rapidly advancing technology.   The EU has taken a significant step towards regulating artificial intelligence (AI) by introducing the EU AI Act (the Act). This Act strives to establish a comprehensive rulebook for

EU Data Act: An update on the agreed text

In June 2023, policy makers reached an agreement on the EU Data Act, initially proposed in February, 2022.   The European Union’s Data Act, proposed in February 2022, is set to revolutionise the EU data economy. The Act is designed to foster data sharing and use across the EU, leveraging data as a critical asset