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Netflix and Go: Expanding Access to Online Content Services when Travelling within the EU

Netflix and Go: Expanding Access to Online Content Services when Travelling within the EU

Elizabeth Fitzgerald explains the effect of a new EU Regulation affecting portability of online services

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CJEU Declares EU/Canada PNR Agreement Invalid

The Court of Justice of the European Union has declared that the agreement envisaged between the EU and Canada on the transfer of Passenger Name Record data may not be concluded in its current form, stating that several provisions of the draft agreement do not accord with fundamental rights recognised by the EU

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Collaboration at the Online Courts Hackathon: We Need to Talk about CoLin

A joint team from Wavelength Law and the Law Society of England and Wales won the Online Courts Hackathon on 2 July with their slick ‘pathfinder’ technology and voice interaction with COLIN (the Courts OnLINe help agent). Laurence Eastham asked Drew Winlaw and Ben Gardner from Wavelength and Sophia Adams Bhatti from the Law Society for their thoughts about the experience, the collaboration and the future uses of the hackathon’s ideas.

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Digital Economy Act Commencement

The DEA implementation is now underway as the Digital Economy Act 2017 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2017 (SI 2017/765) is published.

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House of Lords Committee Report on Brexit and Data Protection

The Government should pursue full regulatory equivalence with the EU with respect to data protection in order to ensure unhindered data flows between the UK and EU post-Brexit, offer stability and certainty for businesses and maintain police and security cooperation, says the EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee in its report entitled ‘Brexit: the EU data protection package’.

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Book Review: Data Localization Laws and Policy

Laurence Eastham reviews this close examination of international transfers from W Kuan Hon (Edward Elgar Publishing, 479 pp, £110/£99, ISBN 978 1 78643 196 7; also available as an ebook).

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