Re: ISSUE 208 (Unknowing Collection of Data)

Agree with Walter.  That seems a no-brainer (to destroy accidentally collected data).  


On Apr 30, 2014, at 9:02 AM, Walter van Holst wrote:

> On 25/04/2014 23:53, Justin Brookman wrote:
>> On the call last week, there did not appear to be any interest in
>> revising the existing Editors' Draft Text on this issue:
>>    8. Unknowing Collection
>>    If a party learns that it possesses data in violation of this
>>    recommendation, it must, where reasonably feasible, delete or
>>    de-identify that data at the earliest practical opportunity, even
>>    if it was previously unaware of such information practices despite
>>    reasonable efforts to understand its information practices.
>> Jonathan Mayer had previously proposed language that was (arguably)
>> more restrictive; however, no one spoke up to support that proposal
>> (available
>> here:
>> If no one wants to argue for this or a different change proposal, we
>> will close this issue out in two weeks' time.
> To be honest, I don't see any reason for the 'reasonably feasible'
> qualifier. So I'm in favour of Jonathan's proposal or nothing at all,
> since it is a no-brainer that if a party accidentally collects data, it
> should destroy it as soon as possible.
> Regards,
> Walter

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