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Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000: inadequate safeguards and sanctions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2010

On 29 October 2009, the European Commission announced that it has moved to the second phase of the infringement proceedings against the United Kingdom for failing to implement EU e-privacy and data protection rules relating to the privacy of online communications

No disclosure of personal data in civil proceedings

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • February 1 2008

Promusicae, a Spanish collecting society holding exploitation rights to musical and audiovisual recordings, was seeking an order before a Spanish court to require Telefónica to disclose the identities and addresses of certain of its customers

Article 29 Working Party issues opinion on cloud computing

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • August 8 2012

The Article 29 Working Party on 1 July 2012 adopted Opinion 052012 on cloud computing (WP 196) in which it reviewed the rights and obligations placed on various parties when processing personal data in the cloud

European Commission consultation on the future of electronic commerce

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 4 2010

Electronic Commerce amounts to less than 2 per cent of total retail service sales in the European Union

Privacy and the cloud: an EU perspective

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • February 29 2012

By using cloud computing, companies cut costs by outsourcing data storage tasks, which means they no longer have to maintain expensive servers

ENISA concerns over MySpace and other online social networks

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 28 2007

The recently established European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) has issued a Position Paper that identifies 15 specific security threats arising from the use of social networks such as MySpace

Social networking sites could do more to protect minors’ privacy

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 29 2011

On 30 September 2011, the European Commission published a Report on an Assessment of the Implementation of the Safer Social Networking Principles for the EU

European Working Party provides opinion on exemptions to cookie consent

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • July 5 2012

The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party has released an opinion on the exemptions to the requirement to obtain consent prior to placing small data files (cookies) on computers of website users, arising from Article 5(3) of the E-Privacy Directive (200258EC, as amended by the Citizen’s Rights Directive (2009136EC

How the cookie crumbles: a clash of cultures on cookie regulation

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 3 2011

The Article 29 Working Party has met with Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) Europe and European Advertising Standards Alliance (EASA) representatives to tell them in no uncertain terms that their otherwise well-received Best Practice Recommendation (BPR) and Framework on Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA) does not comply with the revised e-Privacy Directive provisions on cookies

SNS data protection and e privacy compliance

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • July 29 2009

The Article 29 Working Party has given social networking service (SNS) providers quite a bit to think about with its Opinion 52009 on online social networking adopted on 12 June 2009