Listed below are all the new items published on the site (most recent first)
- Bara Judgment: Data Exchange between Administrative Bodies Needs Notice 01/10/2015
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that persons whose personal data are subject to transfer and processing between two public administrative bodies must be informed in advance
- Not so Safe Harbour: Advocate General’s Opinion in Schrems 23/09/2015
The Advocate General has released his Opinion in a case referred to the CJEU which concerned the transfer of the data of European Facebook subscribers to servers located in the United States. If his Opinion is followed by the Court, safe harbour will crumble.
- New EU Internet-related Consultations 14/09/2015
The EU Commission has launched two new consultations: one on Internet speed and quality and one relating to electronic communication networks and services
- Motorman and Sensitive Personal Data 09/09/2015
The Information Commissioner’s appeal against a decision of the First-tier Tribunal has been unsuccessful.
- EU-US Umbrella Agreement on Data relating to Criminal Offences 09/09/2015
The long-running EU-US data protection ‘Umbrella agreement’ negotiations have been finalised and the agreement has been initialled.
- Questions Raised over Children’s Websites and apps 04/09/2015
Data protection agencies concerned by use of personal information
- ASA Ruling on Children’s Games 26/08/2015
The Advertising Standards Authority has released details of rulings re online children’s games
- Subject-access Requests: Crime Exemption, Proportionality and Procedure 26/08/2015
The High Court has again been called upon to rule on a disputed subject-access request in a case which has most unusual facts and which raises some difficult procedural issues
- Subject-access Requests: Privilege, Proportionality and Propriety 12/08/2015
A High Court judgment has rejected a subject-access request served on solicitors
- Consultation on Online Copyright Infringement Penalties 07/08/2015
The IPO is running a consultation on proposals to increase sentences for online copyright infringement
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