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European Data Protection and Freedom of Expression After Buivids: An Increasingly Significant Tension, Part Two. The Analysis – David Erdos

The outcome in Buivids draws significantly on long-standing CJEU jurisprudence.  Thus, as far back as 2003, Lindqvist had already stressed the broad material applicability of data protection in an online publishing context and also argued that the personal/household exemption was not applicable where “data are made accessible to an indefinite number of people” (at [47]). Continue reading

News: Data Protection Bill published, the “journalistic exemption” remains

The Government yesterday published the Data Protection Bill [pdf] which is intended to replace the Data Protection Act 1998 and to deal with various matters reserved to EU Member states by the General Data Protection Regulation [pdf] (“GDPR”). The GDPR itself will form part of English law under the provisions of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill [pdf]. Continue reading

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