EDPB-EDPS Joint Opinion 1/2019 on the processing of patients’ data and the role of the European Commission within the eHealth Digital Service infrastructure (eHDSI).
Update: the Impact Assessment (including the executive summary) accompanying the proposal and the Regulatory Scrutiny Board Opinion are now available.
This Tuesday, the Belgian Data Protection Authority decided to reprimand the FPS Public Health for not responding to the exercise of a citizen’s right of access.
The fines imposed on the companies concerned therefore remain unchanged.
The Permanent Representatives Committee, Coreper, decided on 11 July 2019 to establish a new dedicated working party on countering hybrid threats. The mission of the working party is to improve the resilience of the EU and its member states against hybrid threats and to support action to strengthen the crisis resilience of societies. The working party will also facilitate coordination within the Council and foster cooperation with the other EU institutions, services and agencies.
The European Commission announced today that, as a result of negotiations with Airbnb, the platform has improved and fully clarified the way it presents accommodation offers to consumers, which is now in line with the standards set in EU consumer law. This follows the call from the European Commission and EU consumer authorities in July 2018.
Today, the European Commission has proposed an update of the legal base of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) as well as its new Strategic Innovation Agenda for 2021-2027.
The EU Agency for Cybersecurity, ENISA, launches its consultation paper ‘EU ICT Industrial Policy: Breaking the Cycle of Failure’, a paper that aims to explore issues such as digital sovereignty and the supply chain of cybersecurity products in Europe, as well as to present an overview of the relationship between the global ICT market and the cybersecurity market.
Interested parties are invited to submit their comments by 31 August 2019.
It is however obliged to provide those consumers with a means of communication allowing them to contact it quickly and to communicate with it efficiently.