Lin Kyi's research while affiliated with Carleton University and other places

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Conference Paper
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Legitimate interest is one of the six grounds for processing data under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR). The flexibility and ambiguity of the term "legitimate interests" can be problematic; coupled with the lack of enforcement from legal authorities and different interpretations from the various data protection authori...


... Meanwhile, the UK DPA recommends utilizing an assessment based on their template for Legitimate Interest Assessment criteria (ICO, 2022). However, a recent study by Kyi et al. has illuminated the challenges of determining when the legitimate interest legal basis can be used in practice (Kyi et al., 2023), raising a concern whether the method proposed by the UK DPA can truly enhance specificity in compatibility assessments. ...