Listed below are all the new items published on the site (most recent first)
- EDPS Opinion on Privacy Shield 31/05/2016
According to the European Data Protection Supervisor, the Privacy Shield that is intended to underpin data transfers to the USA is not adequate and a more robust and sustainable solution needed
- DSM: Proposals for New E-commerce Rules 25/05/2016
The European Commission has moved one stage on in its proposals for the Digital Single Market (DSM) and published its latest proposals
- SCL Event Report: Negotiating IT Contracts 24/05/2016
Mike Ahyow reports on the latest event in the Foundations of IT Law series (Module 5) which was held on 11 May 2016 and hosted by Osborne Clarke LLP.
- SCL Student Essay Prize 2016: Winner and Top Five 12/05/2016
SCL is pleased to announce that Lucie Audibert of LSE has won this year’s student essay prize competition
- Social Media Control: Criminal Trial 03/05/2016
A Court of Appeal judgment confronts ‘the issue of how critical fair trial protections can be extended to prevent or control communications on social media’.
- EU Commission v Google: Latest Development on Anti-trust 20/04/2016
The EU Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to Google relating to its Android operating system and applications. This is a significant step in terms of competition law proceedings.
- Proposal for a Convention on Electronic Evidence 18/04/2016
Stephen Mason is calling for involvement from fellow lawyers in the drafting of a convention on electronic evidence
- ‘Can Do Better’: Article 29 Working Party View on Privacy Shield 13/04/2016
The Article 29 Working Party has given its verdict on the Privacy Shield that is designed to replace Safe Harbour. In essence, the Working Party has made encouraging noises and called for further improvements.
- EU Consultation on ePrivacy Directive 11/04/2016
The EU Commission has launched a public consultation on the evaluation and review of the ePrivacy Directive
- Legality of Hyperlinking: Advocate General’s Opinion 07/04/2016
The Advocate General’s Opinion has been published in a case referred to the CJEU questioning the liability of a person posting a link to a website that hosts copyright infringing material
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