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Tag: European Union Data Protection

@AltheimLaw’s Privacy and Data Protection Week in Review

California Privacy   Should We Cheer The California Attorney General’s Revenge Porn Arrest Or Find It Alarming? (Forbes Cross-Post)  California’s New Do-Not-Track Law Goes Into Effect January 1, 2014, Remember To Check Your Privacy Policy For …     Conferences   IAPP Daily Dashboard ‏@DailyDashboard17 Dec Coverage of last week’s #DPCongress #NSA panel w/ @ioerror @stewartbaker @bendrath & Vodafone (recording included) “Yes, Consent Is Dead. […]

Ediscovery, Data Privacy and Social Media Weekly Updates

RT @VivianeRedingEU: The basic rights of #EUcitizens are non-negotiable. #PRISM… US agrees to give EU more info on intel scandal #EUDataP#PRISM Sarah Jane King ‏@sarahjane_king15h Guide to the law behind #prism by @privacyint … #EUdataP via @bendrath #privacy European Commission ‏@EU_Commission54m EU-US ministerial on Justice and Home Affairs: Presser LIVE NOW @ … @VivianeRedingEU @MalmstromEU #Prism #EudataP Dark clouds loom over […]

U.S. Cross Border Ediscovery vs. EU Data Protection: Clash of the Titans

I recently gave a CLE presentation at the LegalTech West Coast Conference in Los Angeles on the legal problems and tensions of conducting U.S. civil litigation ediscovery in the European Economic Area (EEA), which consists of the 27 EU member states plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The subtitle “Clash of the Titans” derives from the […]

U.S. – EU Safe Harbor Framework News and Views

In 2000, the EU and the U.S. agreed on the Safe Harbor Framework as a means to ensure adequate protection for personal data, transferred from the EU to be processed by U.S. companies. At the recent EU Conference on Privacy and Protection of Personal Data, held in Washington DC,  the last panel took the opportunity […]

The EU Data Protection Reform: Viviane Reding’s 1/25/2012 Press Conference

I happened to be in Brussels as the European Commission (EC) announced the publication of its final draft for a new Regulation and a new Directive and decided on the spur of the moment to attend Viviane Reding’s Press Conference at the EC where I livestreamed her announcement   Click here for a complete coverage […]

Attention EU Readers of EDiscoveryMap: We are bringing EDiscovery to Brussels on January 26

EDiscoveryMap is pleased to announce that Monique Altheim will moderate E-Discovery Sessions at the Computers, Privacy & Data Protection Conference (CPDP) in Brussels on January 26, 2012. The panels will feature an international roster of thought leaders and practitioners in the field of Cross-Border E-Discovery and EU Data Protection: Willem DEBEUCKELAERE, Privacy Commission (BE), Master Steven WHITAKER, […]

The Thief, The Programmer,The Hacker and The Data Protection Authority: How ILITA Cracked The Case

  At the 33rd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, (CDPP), held in Mexico City on November 2 and 3, Yoram Hacohen, Head of Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority (ILITA) and Ariel Shoham, Deputy Head of the Enforcement Department of ILITA, held a private briefing, where they explained how they cracked the biggest […]

Privacy and Data Protection Week in Mexico City

  This past week was “Privacy Week” in Mexico City, where three seperate conferences were held back-to-back. The Public Voice  conference, chaired by Lillie Coney of EPIC, had as its theme: “Privacy is Freedom” One of the highlights was a discussion between David Benasar, Senior Legal Counsel Aticle 19 and Marc Rotenberg, President of EPIC, titled: Frame […]

Neelie Kroes on Online Privacy

On October 4, Neelie Kroes, vice-president of the European Commission and commissioner for the Digital Agenda, delivered the 2011 Guglielmo Marconi Lecture at the Lisbon Council in Brussels. While speaking about the larger topic of The Digital Agenda for Europe, Neelie Kroes touched upon online privacy issues. She first mentioned that having to comply with 27 […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for EUdiscovery

Implications of #SocialMedia in Regulated Industries #ediscovery #dataretention # Are student Cell Phone Records searchable ? #privacy # #FCRA #discrimination RT @josh_greenberg Your social media history: the new job hurdle #HR #privacy #SM # House Subcommittee Passes Fake “Data Security” Bill #databreach # Sony insurer sues to deny #databreach coverage […]