Academic theme: Privacy Rights
With the GDPR in effect, transformational changes have to be made to the methods and ways the data are being processed and controlled. This has effect on nearly every actor in the current world that personal data passes through. Additionally, with the GDPR’s extraterritorial scope of application, actors around Asia also have to be aware upon processing EU Citizen/Residents’ data. Revolutionary alteration has to be closely examined and scrutinized in every aspect as well as its effect on Asian countries’ jurisdiction. Many legislations and draft bills in various Asian countries has also been amended to match with GDPR’s standard of protection. The relevance of privacy rights, hence, is indisputable.