Global Regulatory Discord and The Dawn of The Personal Information Economy

“While the U.S. administration is dialing-back on regulations that protect personal information, European regulators are ratcheting them up.” Michael Becker “We’ve lost control of our personal data.” Tim Berners-Lee A guest blog post from Michael Becker, President of the PDEC Governance Board: Remember Orwell’s book “1984”? It turns out that George Orwell might have been an optimist. […]

Personal Data: Tim Berners-Lee’s Worries & the GDPR

On the occasion of the 28th birthday (some might prefer anniversary) of Tim Berners-Lee submitting his proposal to CERN for what would become the World Wide Web,  he wrote an open letter on how the web has evolved and what must be done to fulfill his vision of an equalizing platform that would benefit all of […]

International Data Privacy Day 2017

The 28th of January is International Data Privacy Day, held every year, an international effort highlighting “Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust.”  PDEC celebrates Data Privacy Day in honor of our members. Data Protection Day was inaugurated in 2006 by the Council of Europe to highlight the groundbreaking work that the EU had completed to […]