Enforcing the law in the digital era – a key task for Europe

by Prof. Winfried Bausback Increasingly, the forthcoming European Parliament elections in May are being described as a battle to decide Europe’s destiny. This is partly because Europe is often no longer regarded as a great achievement; instead, there are forces…

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In the face – of Facebook

Landmark decision of German Anti-trust Authority In a landmark decision the Bundeskartellamt (German Antitrust Authority) is prohibiting Facebook from combining user data from different sources – of its subsidiaries like Whatsapp and of other third parties.1 The decision of the…

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Turning point

Dear Data Protection Community, With 25th of May 2018 we are reaching a turning point in data protection. The EU sets a worldwide standard which will generate a broad effect on the global economy. This standard applies to all companies…

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