Opinion of the Commission of access of administrative documents of January 8th 2015

Pursuant to a request of a researcher for the communication of the source code of the software used to estimate the income tax of private persons, the Director of the General Directorate of Public Finance (Direction Générale des Finances Publiques - DGFiP) refused such communication on the...
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New CNIL “Data protection governance” Label

By  deliberation n°2014-500 dated December 11th 2014  on the adoption of a frame of reference regarding the grant of a label regarding procedures of data protection governance, the CNIL created a “Data protection governance” label (Label “Gouvenance Informatique et Libertés”). This...
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Irregularity of a tender document for lack of an electronic signature

By judgement  delivered on November 7th 2014 , the French Public Supreme Court (Conseil d’Etat) ruled that in case of an invitation to tender, if the tender document is not completed by an electronic signature, the tender is irregular and is not to be taken into consideration by the awarding...
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Cloud computing: a step forward to a global legal framework

The French Association for Normalization (AFNOR) created the Digitalization Committee n°38 (CN38) four years ago. Olivier Colas (Microsoft CEO in France) presides the committee composed of cloud computing professionals, technical and regulation experts and academics. Its objective is to set...
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