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The French Digital Council confirms its position on the free flow of data in Europe

The French Digital Council has issued on April 28th an opinion on the free flow of data in Europe. Following today’s conference in Tallinn on the single digital market, the Council issues two notes that precise its position on both the portability of non-personal data and on the abolishment of data localisation restrictions. The French… Read More »

The free flow of data within the EU

The French Digital Council addresses the European Commission on the free flow of data within the EU As part of its strategy for the Digital Single Market, the European Commission has announced in January 2017 the preparation of several initiatives to develop a data-driven European economy.   While the Council supports the launch of a… Read More »

Opinion on the taxation of the digital economy

The Conseil National du Numérique (French Digital Council) delivered its conclusions on the taxation of the digital economy to Fleur PELLERIN, Delegated Minister to the Small and Medium-Sized Companies, to the Innovation and to the Digital Economy, as well as to Bernard CAZENEUVE, Delegated Minister charged of the Budget. Voted by the members of the… Read More »

Metadata : Surveillance and Prediction

Metadata literally means “data about data.” In the context of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) — i.e. communications and information that passes through technology — the term usually refers to data that is not part of the communication’s content but are used for its routing. This includes data on the origin, recipient, date and geographic location. Because they are… Read More »