The long road

By Prof Ulrich Kelber, German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI)// Recently the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) celebrated its second birthday. Nobody expected a wild party even before the Corona pandemic. Instead there were appropriate…

Data Protection in Japan

//by Toshihiro Wada The European Commission adopted the adequacy decision on Japan pursuant to Article 45(3) GDPR on 23 January 2019.1 On the same day, the Japanese data protection authority, the Personal Information Protection Commission (PPC), judged that the EU…