As it was commented in a previous article[i], following the wave of strengthening and control of the community and national legislations initiated in the European Union in relation to the acquisition, use and management of personal data, many Latin American countries began to adapt their corresponding regulations to be in tune with this international practice. But not only at a normative level this phenomenon is occurring, but also the Public Administration began to take some measures following this protection line.
In this regard, in Colombia, the Government made a “preventive nature call to the virtual platform ¨Facebook¨, in which an important amount of user data is stored and processed. According to this order, Mark Zuckerberg’s company must implement “useful and effective security measures” in this country, within 4 months, in order to increase the protection of personal data of Colombian users. But not only must implement the aforementioned measures, but also must demonstrate compliance through a certification issued by an independent, impartial, professional and specialized in information security issues, which may be chosen by the famous social network whenever it is alien to any subordination of it.
Through this “tatequieto” –Colombian slang to refer …Read More