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Category Archives for "Court cases"

Transferring personal data outside the EU: Clarification from the CJEU?

Legal analysis of opinion of Court of Justice of European Union (CJEU) regarding agreement between Canada and the European Union on the transfer and processing of Passenger Name Record data.

Source: EU Law Analysis: Transferring personal data outside the EU: Clarification from the ECJ?

German court rules bosses can’t use keyboard-tracking software to spy on workers

Are bosses going too far when they use spy software to track employees’ every keystroke? Apparently yes, according to a ruling by Germany’s highest labour court on Thursday.

Source: German court rules bosses can’t use keyboard-tracking software to spy on workers – The Local

What CJEU decision on PNR means for Privacy Shield and Brexit?

Today, the Court of Justice of the European Union gave its opinion on the proposed agreement between the EU and Canada on the transfer and processing of passenger name record data in Opinion 1-15 . The opinion of the CJEU was that the agreement could not proceed without significant amendment.

Source: CJEU limits transfer of sensitive personal data outside EU; what does that mean for Privacy Shield and Brexit?

European Court Halts Retention and Bulk Transfer of Passenger Data

The top EU Court has struck down an EU-Canada agreement on the processing of airline passenger records. The Passenger Name Record agreement mandated data retention and permitted the bulk transfer of personal data provided by passengers booking a flight.

Source: European Court Halts Retention, Bulk Transfer of Passenger Data

CJEU to hint at Privacy Shield, Brexit’s future next week

The Court of Justice of the European Union will next week give its opinion on “the agreement envisaged between Canada and the European Union on the transfer and processing of Passenger Name Record data”€ in Avis 1-15 . This will be the first occasion since Schrems  that the CJEU has been formally asked to consider transfers of personal data outside the EU.

Source: CJEU to hint at Privacy Shield, Brexit’s future next week

Everyone Should Have a Real Chance to Defend Their Anonymity

In the United States, everyone – even people accused of offensive conduct – has the right to communicate anonymously, and that right should never be infringed without due process. Our Constitution guarantees this, whether your speech is popular or distasteful.

Source: Everyone Should Have a Real Chance to Defend Their Anonymity

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