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The CJEU confirms a "right to be forgotten" in EU data protection law

The Google Spain Case

The issue of “digital forgetting” has been discussed for many years within the general plan to modernize data protection law and bring the data protection rules from “digital stone age” to today’s reality. The new General Data Protection Regulation proposed by the European Commission in early 2012 (which is supposed to be adopted by the end of the year and to enter into force after a transition period of 2 years) includes a so called “right to be forgotten&rdq... [Read All]

In a historical referendum held on September 18, 2014, the Scottish people voted by a majority of 55% against breaking the 300-year old political Union with the rest of Great Britain. Had “YES&r...
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This case addresses a common practice among aspiring Italian lawyers, who allegedly “bypass” some “harsh” features of the Italian route to qualifying for the practice of law in...
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The European Commission has shown a renewed interest in putting together a systematic framework of the fundamental principles of private law, primarily in the fields of contracts and sales. The Green ...
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Post Date: 29-09-2014 - Article Date: 13-05-2014
The issue of “digital forgetting” has been discussed for many years within the general plan to modernize data protection law and bring the data protection rules from “digital stone age” to today’s reality. The new General Data Protection Regulation proposed by the Europ... [Read All] - Comments (0)