ISSN: 2067 – 9211 The Youth of Today - The Generation of the Global Development
Protection of Personal Data between EU Regulation 679/2016 and the
Reality of National Security
Abstract: The subject approached in this paper is of great relevance in the fragmented era we are crossing.
With the development of the information society, the protection of personal data has become a current issue
in the l egal field. By adopting rules regulating access to this information, both at international and national
level, postmodernism has proven its strength in the field of information and information sources, and the
effect mainly found in transforming what was once unitary and consolidated in a dissipated and
uncontrollable present. We should consider that any information r elating to an identified or identifiable
natural person; an identifiable person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by
reference to an identification number or one or more factors specific to his physical, physiological,
psychological, economic, cultural or social identity. Although some dat a protection reforms have been
adopted by legislators in response to courts acting as reformers in the geo-politicallz context we are crossing,
the EU and courts' approaches to bal ancing national security and data protection remain diametrically
Keywords: national; security; data; protection; surveillance; EU; regulation; 679/2016
The topic addressed in this paper is highly topical in the computer age that you know. Postmodernism
has proven its strength in the field of information and information sources, and its impact consisted
mainly in transforming what was once unified and consolidated into a dissipated and uncontrollable
present. (Ciupercă & Vlăduţescu, 2010)
Many instances have brandished the status of information sources and have provided a large number
of data boundless mediated by the public, and the various and numerous means of mass
In this context, it is evident that individuals have at their disposal a range of information and sources
of information, but are exceed a count’s ability to process it. In this regard, most of the times without
having to be aware of, they take matters proposed as priority opinion leaders, or stop at a series of
incomplete information, generating cropped truths.
The concept of protection of personal data means the right of the individual to be protected from those
features leading to its identification and correlative obligation of the State to adopt adequate measures
in order to ensure effective protection of the person.
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