How portable is portable? Exercising the GDPR's Right to Data Portability
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The new European General Data Protection Regulation has introduced several new rights designed to empower users and regulate imbalances of power between those who collect and control data and those to whom the data refer. In this paper we focus on one particular right, the right to data portability, and examine how it is being implemented. We discuss the responses to 230 real-world data portability requests, and examine the file formats returned and difficulties in making and interpreting requests. We find variation in file formats, not all of which meet the GDPR requirements, and confusion amongst data controllers about the various GDPR rights.
Wong , J & Henderson , T 2018 , How portable is portable? Exercising the GDPR's Right to Data Portability . in Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Symposium on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Wearable Computers . ACM , pp. 911-920 , Fourth International Workshop on Legal and Technical Issues in Cloud and Pervasive Computing (IoT) , Singapore , 8/10/18 . https://doi.org/10.1145/3267305.3274152workshop
Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Symposium on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Wearable Computers
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