Archives: Data Protection

CURIA – Documenti Il diritto dell’Unione Europea vieta: a) una normative nazionale la quale preveda, per finalità di lotta contro la criminalità, una conservazione generalizzata e indifferenziata dell’insieme dei dati relativi al traffico e dei dati relativi all’ubicazione di tutti gli abbonati e utenti iscritti riguardante tutti i mezzi di comunicazione elettronica. b) una normativa […]

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La CNIL met publiquement en demeure FACEBOOK de se conformer, dans un délai de trois mois, à la loi Informatique et Libertés – CNIL – Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés  France attacks Facebook data tracking, opening new front in privacy battles (CSM). Posted from Diigo.

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European Court of Justice: Judgment in Case C-201/14 Smaranda Bara and Others (transfer of data between public authorithies) “EU law precludes the transfer and processing of personal data between two public administrative bodies without the persons  concerned (data  subjects) having been informed in advance”. ECJ: Case C-362/14 Maximillian Schrems (USA safe harbour scheme) “…the Commission […]

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German court rules against Facebook’s “Friend Finder” – Lexology “The Berlin Court of Appeal upheld a lower court ruling that Facebook’s “Friend Finder” function is unlawful. The Court agreed with the Berlin Regional Court’s 2012 decision that the Friend Finder function violates both German data protection law and unfair trade law, and re-affirmed the invalidity […]

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“Big data” also means big money. Internet users are the largest data producers, but they are not involved at all in the chain of value stemming from data aggregations and data marketing. I believe we do not need the government to give us more “data protection” (largely a dead-end street) but that we need the […]

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