Archives: Democrazia

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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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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European Publishers Play Lobbying Role Against Google – The New York Times “The argument is simple enough: Publishers want money from Google,” said Till Kreutzer, a German lawyer who has campaigned against these new copyright proposals. “Many European politicians are open to listening to that type of proposal.” I wonder if normal people voice will […]

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Open Letter to Google From 80 Internet Scholars: Release RTBF Compliance Data — Medium “What We Seek Aggregate data about how Google is responding to the >250,000 requests to delist links thought to contravene data protection from name search results. We should know if the anecdotal evidence of Google’s process is representative: What sort of […]

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New Leak Reveals Luxembourg Tax Deals for Disney, Koch Brothers Empire | International Consortium of Investigative Journalists “The first set of Luxembourg tax deals, published by ICIJ and its media partners on Nov. 5, was arranged through the accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers. The latest set of documents reveal that the aggressive tax structures are being brokered […]

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Report | The Web Index, by the World Wide Web Foundation: “We stand at a crossroads between a Web “for everyone” ― one that enables all people around the world to improve their life chances and reduces inequalities both between and within countries ― and a “winner takes all” Web that further concentrates wealth and […]

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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 […]

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