How can Europe solve the privacy paradox? According to a special Eurobarometer survey conducted in September and October 2021, close to half (46%) of EU citizens worry about the use of personal data and information by companies or public administrations. Yet, the “privacy paradox” suggests that real-life user behaviours don’t consistently mirror these concerns. Is there a way to align concerns with behaviour without compromising user experience?
We put some of YOUR questions on this topic to a panel of experts to discuss solutions to improve general online privacy:
- Yana Toom, MEP, Renew Europe
- Keith Enright, Chief Privacy Officer, Google
- Gianclaudio Malgieri, Associate Professor of Law, Leiden University & Co-Director, Brussels Privacy Hub
What’s the future of data privacy? Is the internet properly incentivising the responsible use of data? Is there a business case for minimising data use and increasing user control? And are Europeans well-served by privacy solutions offered by companies? Let us know your thoughts and comments in the form below and we’ll take them to policymakers and experts for their reactions!
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