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Subject Article 29 Working Party on Consent
From Andrew Cormack <Andrew.Cormack@xxxxxx>
Date Mon, 25 Jul 2011 09:52:57 +0000

The Article 29 Working Party has just published an Opinion on the Definition of Consent, which gives a lot of reasons not to use consent to justify processing of personal data. For example "Relying on consent may ... prove to be a 'false good solution', simple at first glance but in reality complex and cumbersome".

Rather than try to summarise 38 pages here, see:

My blog: http://webmedia.company.ja.net/edlabblogs/regulatory-developments/2011/07/25/the-definition-of-consent/
Art29WP: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/policies/privacy/docs/wpdocs/2011/wp187_en.pdf

Andrew

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