Courses: Privacy Law and Policy, 4-8 July 2016, University of Amsterdam

18 02 2016

Foto De Rode Hoed (2)Online activities quite often involve transfers of personal data between the European Union (EU) and the United States (US), for example when using online search, social networks and many mobile apps. Both regions are governed by different rules on the protection of informational privacy and personal data. Read the rest of this entry »





Northern Ireland District Judge acquits Pastor of “gross offence” against Muslims – Rosalind English

18 02 2016

molana“Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation”. (Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī , 13th Century Persian Islamic scholar and poet)These words were the last in the ruling by DJ McNally in the Belfast county court, acquitting Pastor McConnell of grossly offending Muslims in a sermon that had been delivered in church but also transmitted over the internet (DPP v McConnell [2016] NI Mag 1). Read the rest of this entry »