ECHR: Some aspects of UK surveillance regimes violate Convention

The case of Big Brother Watch and Others v. the United Kingdom (applications nos. 58170/13, 62322/14 and 24960/15) concerned complaints by journalists and rights organisations about three different surveillance regimes: (1) the bulk interception of communications; (2) intelligence sharing with foreign governments; and (3) the obtaining of communications data from communications service providers. Both the … Continue reading ECHR: Some aspects of UK surveillance regimes violate Convention

Scherms 2: Request for a preliminary ruling on Standard Contractual Clauses

  Irish High Court sends Facebook’s EU-US data transfers before CJEU “Standard Contractual Clauses” and “Privacy Shield” on the table Major Judgement on Facebook EU-US data flows. Today (April 12th) the Irish High Court made a reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for a second time over a complaint by … Continue reading Scherms 2: Request for a preliminary ruling on Standard Contractual Clauses

ECHR – Bărbulescu v. Romania – Monitoring of an employee’s electronic communications amounted to a breach of his right to private life and correspondence

The case of Bărbulescu v. Romania (application no. 61496/08) concerned the decision of a private company to dismiss an employee after monitoring his electronic communications and accessing their contents, and the alleged failure of the domestic courts to protect his right to respect for his private life and correspondence. In today’s Grand Chamber judgment in … Continue reading ECHR – Bărbulescu v. Romania – Monitoring of an employee’s electronic communications amounted to a breach of his right to private life and correspondence

Tecnologia e Diritto. Fondamenti d’informatica per il giurista.

  Tecnologia e Diritto. Fondamenti d'informatica per il giurista. A cura di Giovanni Ziccardi e Pierluigi Perri. E con un mio contributo sulla responsabilità del provider!   Ufficialmente in vendita!!   https://shop.giuffre.it/catalog/product/view/id/77201/     Gli strumenti informatici e telematici, che nei primi anni di questo secolo rappresentavano per il giurista un oggetto volto a sostituire … Continue reading Tecnologia e Diritto. Fondamenti d’informatica per il giurista.

Article 29 – Opinion 2/2017 on data processing at work

Opinion 2/2017 on data processing at work Adopted on 8 June 2017 This Opinion complements the previous Article 29 Working Party (“WP29”) publications Opinion 8/2001 on the processing of personal data in the employment context (WP48)1, and the 2002 Working Document on the surveillance of electronic communications in the workplace (WP55)2. Since the publication of … Continue reading Article 29 – Opinion 2/2017 on data processing at work