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Add Australia to the list of countries cracking down on tech giants in light of rising concerns over data privacy. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its Digital Platforms Inquiry, a 619-page report on the ACCC’s 18-month study of the problems associated with the dominance of Facebook and Google as the preeminent...
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“…governments should provide an electronic identity system and other digital infrastructure to support both teams across government and organisations beyond the public sector. In the internet era, governments should see software and data as an essential, enabling platform for others’ activity, with new security technologies now addressing previous concerns over identity systems.” – Foreward by...
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KYC (Know Your Customer) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering) regulations have existed in one form or another for the greater part of the last two decades. Launched to protect the financial system from being used to fund and conceal the profits from criminal activity, KYC/AML regulations originally came without standards specifying the types of information that...
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We need to clear up some misconceptions about personal data before they perpetuate past the point of no return. Personal data ≠ private data. Although many people use the terms “private data” and “personal data” interchangeably, the term “private data” has no meaning at law. While “personal data” under EU law means “any information relating...
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In Part 3, the final part in this series, we examine the rights of individuals under the GDPR and examine how each one is supported by Sovrin and Evernym’s approach to self-sovereign identity.
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