Posts Tagged "Privacy"
The balance between different rights (e.g. privacy Vs freedom of expression) is a well-known tension. But the creation of new rights that are so-called derivatives from privacy and seem to ignore both that tension and the fact that if you set up a right, it’s always better if it’s enforceable in practice, is a worrying trend. You will have guessed (if only due to the title of this...Read More
So the European Commission has finally officially released its Communication on a Comprehensive Approach to Data Protection in the European Union on 4 November, the accompanying press release emphasising that it was out to strengthen data protection rules. This document is supposed to outline the strategy of the Commissioner Reding in this area, and is open for consultation until 15 January...Read More