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The highest court in the European Union strikes down the Data Retention Directive as invalid

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • April 16 2014

In a significant move, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that the Data Retention Directive 200624EC (Directive) is

European Court of Justice declares Data Retention Directive invalid

  • Dentons
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  • European Union
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  • April 9 2014

The Data Retention Directive requires public electronic communications providers to retain certain communications data (essentially traffic data) to

One step closer to a safer cyber space: the European Parliament votes through the NIS Directive

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • April 7 2014

In March the European Parliament voted through the Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive. The NIS (or cyber-security) Directive was

Preliminary opinion on privacy and competitiveness of big data issued by EDPS

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • European Union
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  • April 4 2014

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has issued a preliminary opinion that addresses some of the issues and convergences in EU data

German DPAs adopt resolutions on employee privacy, facial recognition and EU draft regulation

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • April 3 2014

On March 28, 2014, the 87th Conference of the German Data Protection Commissioners concluded in Hamburg. This biannual conference provides a private

The EU Cyber Security Directive: latest developments

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 27 2014

The Cyber Security Directive (formally known as the Network & Information Security Directive) (the Directive) was considered by the European

The Internet of Things part 2: the old problem squared

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • March 20 2014

Cisco estimates that some 25 billion devices will be connected in the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2015, and 50 billion by 2020.1 Analyst firm IDC

European Parliament passes the NIS directive

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 19 2014

On 13 March 2014, the European Parliament by a large majority passed the draft Network & Information Security (NIS) directive (also known as the

The Internet of Things part 1: brave new world

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 18 2014

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of everyday physical objects which surround us and that are increasingly being embedded with technology

2014 sees the first fines for violations of EU Cookie laws

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 17 2014

Much has been said about the EU "Cookie" laws introduced by an amendment to the Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive in 2011. Companies