In her recent re-evaluation of various video conferencing providers, the Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of the State of Berlin warns about using video conferencing providers with data protection concerns, which was criticised by politicians. This criticism, however, is counter-productive.
Due to the continuing high interest, the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Commissioner of the State of Berlin has re-evaluated various video conferencing solutions. The results have now been published: as one of few providers, alfaview receives the maximum of four green lights.
The working world demands creative solutions for efficient collaboration. It is by now common knowledge that the protection of personal data does not always come first. Nevertheless, tools from US providers are often used due to a supposed lack of alternatives. But is this even allowed from a data protection point of view?