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Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, Issue 9 - March 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Spain, Taiwan, USA, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Canada, China, Colombia, European Union, France, Germany, Belgium, Brazil
  • March 17 2016

For decades, EU data protection rules have set some of the world's highest standards of data protection and are currently undergoing significant


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


Court of Cassation definitively confirms Yahoo!’s obligation to cooperate with law enforcement agencies
  • Stibbe
  • Belgium
  • January 7 2016

On 1 December 2015, the Court of Cassation dismissed an appeal lodged by Yahoo! against the ruling of the Court of Appeal of Antwerpen of 20 November


Handelspraktijken en consumentenrecht - Selectie van hangende prejudiciële vragen bij het Hof van justitie
  • Stibbe
  • Belgium, European Union, Netherlands
  • April 28 2016

Verzoek om een prejudiciële beslissing ingediend door de Cour d’appel de Paris (Frankrijk) op 4 November 2015 - Carrefour Hypermarchés SAS ITM


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


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


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?


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


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