The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights points to the potential for errors with possible judicial consequences, including discrimination, privacy, rights of minors and its long-term impact on the functioning of democracy.
“We need strong enforcement, because only then will the right to control our data become a reality in people’s lives,” Vestager told a privacy conference in Brussels. “Only then can we start to restore Europeans’ trust in the digital world.”
Hurd, Oracle’s chief salesman, passed away in October. The right replacement candidate has yet to emerge, but the company has supposedly considered promoting an executive with product or technical experience.