Category: Data Privacy

CJEU: UK security legislation struck down over privacy concerns

Ron Moscona comments on the recent decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union, which ruled that UK and Swedish national legislation imposing “general and indiscriminate” requirements on telecommunication operators to retain users’ traffic and location data was inconsistent with EU law.  Read more here.    

Brexit and the Future of UK Data Privacy Laws

In the debate leading up to the UK referendum on membership of the EU, one of the ‘Leave’ campaign’s arguments was that the UK would set itself free from the allegedly crushing burden of EU regulations. Time will tell whether or not, and to what extent, such claims are proven accurate, but it is almost...