Archives: Datagate

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 […]

Read more

The Battle for Power on the Internet – Bruce Schneier – The Atlantic “We’re in the middle of an epic battle for power in cyberspace. On one side are the traditional, organized, institutional powers such as governments and large multinational corporations. On the other are the distributed and nimble: grassroots movements, dissident groups, hackers, and […]

Read more

Transatlantic Trade: Data Privacy First – The Globalist “After all, it is becoming clearer by the day that European intelligence agencies cooperated closely with the NSA and were happy to use the data collected under the much more generous U.S. laws.” Angry Over U.S. Surveillance, Tech Giants Bolster Defenses – NYTimes.com NSA infiltrates links to […]

Read more