Where Ethics Meets Data Protection: An Open Letter to EDPS and CPDP

February 11, 2019

There is currently a serious conversation happening in Europe and other parts of the world about a “new digital ethics.” But unfortunately, the conversation recently took a tone-deaf turn. Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)—the EU’s independent data protection authority—gave brief remarks at the conclusion of the recent Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) conference in Brussels.