Regulation

Europe is drawing fresh battle lines around the ethics of big data

“This is the calm before the storm, according to the European Union’s  data protection supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, who says the law is being systematically flouted on a number of fronts right now — and that enforcement is coming. “I’m expecting, before the end of the year, concrete results,” he tells TechCrunch, sounding angry on every consumer’s behalf.””