Data Protection Review : Impact on EU Innovation and Competitiveness

06-12-2012

The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) has requested an ad hoc briefing paper to provide its Members with information and advice regarding the proposed General Data Protection Regulation (2012/0011(COD)). This document presents a rapid assessment of the innovation and competitiveness impacts of the measures affecting: automated processing; control of data processing; and data transfers. It considers a variety of perspectives: profiling; big data; cloud computing; and privacy-friendly technologies and identifies a variety of impacts, and areas for improvement.

The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) has requested an ad hoc briefing paper to provide its Members with information and advice regarding the proposed General Data Protection Regulation (2012/0011(COD)). This document presents a rapid assessment of the innovation and competitiveness impacts of the measures affecting: automated processing; control of data processing; and data transfers. It considers a variety of perspectives: profiling; big data; cloud computing; and privacy-friendly technologies and identifies a variety of impacts, and areas for improvement.

Externý autor

Jonathan Cave (RAND Europe) , H.R. (Rebecca) Schindler (RAND Europe) , Neil Robinson (RAND Europe) , Veronika Horvath (RAND Europe) , Sophie Castle-Clarke (RAND Europe) , A.P.C. (Arnold) Roosendaal (TNO) and Bas Kotterink (TNO). Quality Assurance review conducted by Scott Marcus (WIK-Consult) and Joanna Chataway (RAND Europe)