There are new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), sometimes coined the “Eu Data Protection Regulations,” come into effect on May 25, 2018. All organizations, companies, and entities operating in the EU will be required to adhere or, at minimum, have preparedness plans. The GDPR is considered a “gold standard” which other countries outside the EU may adopt. The OSMF License Working Group prepared a detailed white paper about GDPR. This post is a compilation of resources to support the ongoing OSMF conversation.
This 2 -page checklist explains some of the considerations.
Responsible Data Forum: top 5 considerations:
1. Responsibility and rights are foundational to the GDPR
2. The scope of the GDPR is broad, going beyond Europe
3. The GDPR broadens the definition of ‘personal data’
4. Prepare for data audits now
5. The GDPR strengthens the rights of data subjects
6. For organisations, this is operational
Digital Impact (Stanford)
Digital Impact is an initiative of the Digital Civil Society Lab at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS). Their summary of key articles:
Access Now has a great article:
Are you tracking:
The FutureLearn GDPR Online course suggests:
Other resources or edit suggestions welcome