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Global privacy & cybersecurity update Issue 8 - November 2015
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, USA, Netherlands, Peru, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico
  • November 16 2015

In July, President Obama appointed Dr. Raymond Cook to the position of Chief Information Officer of the Intelligence Community, Office of the

Facebook sentenced to a daily fine of 250,000 Euros by a Belgian court
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • Belgium
  • November 10 2015

Once again, Facebook is in the spotlight. On November 9, following the Recommendation 042015 of May 13, 2015, issued by the Belgian Data Protection

Trending: Facebook fined, breaches European data privacy laws
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Belgium, European Union
  • November 10 2015

Facebook is yet again being tagged in a breach of data protection laws, but this time it’s ‘checking-in’ to a European court in Brussels, Belgium. A

Brussels Court orders Facebook to stop collecting personal data of non-members
  • Stibbe
  • Belgium
  • November 12 2015

Facebook uses "datr-cookies" to collect personal data of non-members. These datr-cookies are automatically installed on the browsers of non-members

Belgian criminal court fines Yahoo! for non-disclosure of personal data to Public Prosecutor
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Belgium
  • March 16 2009

On 2 March 2009, a Belgian Criminal court (Tribunal correctionnel de Termonde, No. DE 20.95.160825) fined Yahoo! Inc., 55,000 ($69,598) for refusing to disclose to a Belgian Public Prosecutor the personal data of its e-mail users who were under criminal investigation for fraud

Facebook Ya No Podrá Tratar Datos De Los Usuarios Sin Cuenta En Bélgica
  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
  • Belgium
  • November 17 2015

El Tribunal de Première Instance (Greffe Civil) de Bruselas ha prohibido recientemente a Facebook, a raíz de una demanda de la Comisión para la

Belgian Supreme Court introduces concept of reasonable expectation of privacy
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Belgium
  • December 15 2008

On September 9, 2008, the Belgian Supreme Court (Court de Cassation), ruling in a criminal case, interpreted the secrecy of electronic communications in light of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and Article 17 of UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Right to Privacy

Brussels Court of Appeal decision - 28 January 2010
  • Bird & Bird
  • Belgium
  • April 21 2011

The Court of Appeal decided, before examining the technical feasibility of filtering measures, to seek a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding whether a requirement on an Internet Access Provider to implement traffic-filtering mechanisms is consistent with EU legislation (and more precisely with its IP, e-Commerce, Data protection and e-Privacy regulations) as well as with the fundamental right of privacy and freedom of expression

Copyright Developments in Europe - Sabam, TalkTalk cases shed light on internet filtering
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Belgium, France, United Kingdom
  • July 19 2011

What should be the role of internet intermediaries in fighting illegal content?

Liisa M. Thomas
  • Winston & Strawn LLP