International Privacy

The UK Parliament approved emergency legislation known as the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act of 2014 (“DRIP”) on Thursday, July 17th, making significant amendments to the existing surveillance and data retention regime in the...

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In an attempt to modernize regulation of online gambling in the EU, the European Commission has formally adopted a recommendation to EU member states, urging them to legislate new consumer protections, including restrictions on the...

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In a decision with profound implications for the Internet economy, the European Court of Justice ruled that, for privacy reasons, search engines must sometimes alter search results on demand by removing links to material containing...

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A federal magistrate in the Southern District of New York required Microsoft to produce user data in a search warrant even though the data was stored in Dublin, Ireland. If affirmed by the district court...

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A number of EU Member States have expressed concern that the “one-stop-shop” enforcement system may strip them of their sovereignty over data protection issues that impact citizens within their Member States....

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Today the European Commission issued a broad-ranging warning to the U.S., calling on the country to “restore trust in EU-U.S. data flows.”  The Commission’s report explains that the EU is free to revoke its participation...

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