Biometrics is developing rapidly. But with what legal protections for personal data and therefore civil liberties? Europe still wavers between the American model, which gives free rein to security and commercial initiatives, and the need to protect civil liberties.
French version of the article in La Tribune.fr
Regulation 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of July 23rd, 2014 “on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market and repealing Directive 1999/93/EC” (“eIDAS”) is a major building block in the construction of a digital Europe. Published almost a year ago, it will be directly applicable in France as of July 1st, 2016, which is virtually tomorrow.
Yet astonishingly, the eIDAS Regulation is virtually unknown in France.
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