This opinion, adopted June 8 by the Article 29 Working Party, makes a new assessment of the balance between legitimate interests of employers and the reasonable privacy expectations of employees, taking into consideration new technologies. While primarily concerned with the Data Protection Directive, the opinion looks toward obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation.
WP29 opinion on data processing at work
Statement of the WP29 on encryption and their impact on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of their personal data in the EU
The Article 29 Working Party published this statement on encryption in April 2018. It focuses on law enforcement’s legal powers to access data and backdoors and master keys. The WP29 concludes strong encryption is a necessity in the modern digital world and that backdoors would impact the ability fo...