Oct 062015

Owen Bowcott reports: US data storage systems operated by Facebook and other digital operators do not provide customers with protection from state surveillance, the European court of justice has ruled. The declaration by the EU court in Luxembourg that privacy is being compromised will have far-reaching consequences for the online industry and [Read More…]

Oct 022015
 October 2, 2015  Business, Court, Non-U.S. No Responses »

Judgment in Case C-230/14 Weltimmo s.r.o. v Nemzeti Adatvédelmi és Információszabadság Hatóság The Data Protection Directive1 provides that each Member State is to designate one or more public authorities responsible for monitoring the application within its territory of the national provisions adopted by the Member States on the basis of [Read More…]

Oct 022015
 October 2, 2015  Court, Non-U.S. No Responses »

Gagging orders are back in the news, it seems. A High Court judge has made a “gagging order” prohibiting the media from publishing details of the divorce proceedings between Liam Gallagher and Nicole Appleton. Mr Justice Mostyn continued a previously imposed reporting restriction order to prevent the press from reporting witness statements or evidence given in [Read More…]