ePrivacy: regulating M2M and personal telecommunications data

When: 25th Oct 2017, 18:00 - 25th Oct 2017, 21:00
Where: BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
Town/City: London
Organiser: BCS Law Specialist Group & BCS Internet Specialist Group
Price: BCS Members are free for the event Non-members £15 (inc  VAT@20%)
Further Information: Further Information

Separate AGM’s to be held :

  • Law SG AGM in Wilkes 3&4 - AGM 6.00pm-6:20pm 
  • Internet SG AGM in Wilkes 2 - AGM at 5.30

After the separate agm's the rooms will be combined for the event.

Speaker Event starts 6.30pm

If you want to attend the speaker event you must book separately.

To attend the AGM’s please include your name and BCS membership number, by sending an email to the Chair of the Law specialist group Jennifer Dean at Jennifer.Dean@bcs.org.uk, OR  if attending the Internet Specialist AGM send an email to the Chair Howard Gerlis at howard@andor.co.uk

About the event:

Whether we are dealing with business entities or private individuals, anonymised or personal, content or metadata, IF the data in question falls within the category of "electronic telecommunications data", THEN the forthcoming ePrivacy Regulation will override the GDPR and impose its own requirements.

 But will these be more data subject-friendly or more benign to the "dataveillance" industry? As a "lex specialis" to the GDPR, given that most B2B, C2C and M2M digital interactions create electronic telecommunications data, the ePrivacy Regulation can either strengthen the GDPR or hollow it out completely. Exactly what data types fall into the category of "electronic telecommunications data"?

This talk explains the maximalist and the minimalist options on the table, their meaning not just for telecoms but anyone offering a chat or messaging app OTT service, and the likelihood we'll see this Regulation come into force at the same time as the GDPR on 25 May 2018

About the speaker:

Chiara Rustici is a former jurisprudence and international law tutor with a ten year experience or running businesses in The City.

More recently, she has been working as a digital business consultant while publishing and speaking as a GDPR analyst for Computer Weekly, Bloomberg, and O'Reilly among others.

Chiara can be reached through her LinkedIn profile, where she posts judiciously

Any enquiries contact :Jennifer Dean, Chair of LawSG BCS, Jennifer.Dean@bcs.org.uk

To attend remotely : Please email Colin Pearson colinp@a-b.co.uk and include your mobile number

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