Have European laws improved American privacy protections?
On the one hand, some American companies have retreated from the EU. On the other, local governments have begun to take consumer privacy more seriously, by introducing new domestic data protection legislation.
Facebook and Privacy: cases, reports and actions in Europe
A list of European enforcement action, official legislative (Parliamentary) reports, and cases concerning Facebook with respect to data protection and privacy. This is a work in progress, last updated November 2018.
Data Protection Commissioner (Ireland) v Facebook Ireland Limited, Maximillian Schrems [Case C-311/18]
- Jurisdiction: European Union, Ireland
- Status: Case still in progress
- Authority: Court of Justice of the European Union
- Keywords: EU Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC); EU/US Privacy Shield; Fundamental Rights
Photos of Oxford Student Celebrations Raise Questions About Privacy Rights and Journalism
Dear reader, This post was originally published on 14 October 2018, and subsequently deleted on 24 October 2019, after an interested party contacted me and asked that any reference to them in my blog post be removed. I chose to delete the post in its entirety
Now you’re just somebody that I used to know
The GDPR has been in force for less than two weeks, but Europeans have already started to contact companies left, right and centre to exercise their newly enshrined statutory “right to be forgotten.” However, this right is not absolute, and only applies in certain circumstances. Let’s
Lights, camera, data protection.
Cannes: movie stars, auteurs, glamour, the French Riviera, and