Some years ago – when we started our adventure with this IPT Italy blog – we could count the number of followers on the one hand (and yes, if you were wondering, our parents were the first ones to subscribe!).
2018 brought us considerable changes in the data protection world. The EU General Data Protection Regulation No. 679/2016 (GDPR) finally became applicable, introducing in the privacy law context its expected innovative principles and rules. But as soon as the GDPR entered into force, the EU Member States began to think about the adequacy of their national legislation. As a consequence, most of EU countries decided to adopt a new local legislation in order to review, amend and, therefore, adequate their local laws to the newcomer GDPR.
But what will happen in the next 12 months? Here our personal predictions on privacy legal issues for 2019.