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The CNIL GDPR learning workshop

The CNIL GDPR learning workshop

If you’ve read some of this blog legal-related content, you may have seen that I’m pretty interested by the privacy protection. However, despite being myself informed of the legal context, I recognize I’ve never deeply learned the GDPR itself. Of course, my various readings about this topic (including my professional activities) made me learn some good basis, but that wasn’t enough. That’s why I’ll propose you to discover a service made by the French personal data protection authority, la CNIL, which is a training to the GDPR principles, legal basis and its impact in our lives.

- 4 minutes read time

The complex case of online age verification against privacy protection laws

The complex case of online age verification against privacy protection laws

La CNIL, or Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés, is the French Administrative Authority competent for the personal data protection under the GDPR and national law perimeter. On July 26th, they published a study (link in French) about the online age verification regarding the adult restricted content on the Web, the existing solutions, their opinion, and their recommendation. As the CNIL article is quite long and in French, I’ll propose you a summary with some opinion about it.

- 14 minutes read time

The Free Software licenses

The Free Software licenses

Free Software licenses, here is a topic that could seems to be easy to understand, but not really when you go deeper in their details. Indeed, among the various existing licenses, the rights and obligations are not always the same and it’s always a nice debate topic among the communities to determine which one is the most “free license”. This article will try to present with a synthetic and vulgarized way some licenses families and what do they permit or not.

- 13 minutes read time

Les lois françaises sur l'interdiction d'accès à la pornographie aux mineurs sont-elles bien écrites ?

Les lois françaises sur l'interdiction d'accès à la pornographie aux mineurs sont-elles bien écrites ?

C’est le cheval de bataille des groupes politiques et associatifs depuis toujours et un bon vieux démon qu’on aime haïr tout en refusant d’avouer qu’on en a tous consommé : la pornographie. Pourquoi j’en parle en ce début d’année ? Car depuis quelques mois, des procédures ont été initiées en France par le Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel pour bloquer 5 sites web pornographiques si ceux-ci ne se mettent pas en conformité avec la loi française.

- 10 minutes read time