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Google, the House of Lords and the timing of the EU Data Protection Regulation

Posted in EU Data Protection Regulation, European Court of Justice, European Union, Privacy Regulation, Social Media

Written by Susan Foster, Solicitor England & Wales/Admitted in California  (LONDON) Could the European Court of Justice’s May 13, 2014 Google Spain decision delay the adoption of the EU Data Protection Regulation? In the Google Spain “Right to be Forgotten” case, the ECJ held that Google must remove links to a newspaper article containing properly… Continue Reading

European Commission Proposes New Ground Rules for US Safe Harbor

Posted in Data Compliance & Security, European Union, Legislation

Written by Susan Foster, Solicitor England & Wales/Admitted in California (LONDON) The European Commission, which has the authority to make changes to the US Safe Harbor program, has published a paper titled “Rebuilding Trust in EU-US Data Flows” that sets out the changes that the Commission would like to see the US adopt.  While it… Continue Reading

Comprehensive Data Protection Reform Proposal Released by European Commission

Posted in Data Breach Notification, European Union, Legislation, Privacy Regulation, Uncategorized

International Data Protection and Privacy Day is Monday, January 28th. The European Commission certainly found a way to mark the day.  After weeks of intense speculation, the European Commission has released its sweeping package of legislation to reform the Data Protection Directive. We are analyzing the entire legislative package, which includes a new regulation and  a directive and… Continue Reading