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  • The Computers, Privacy & Data Protection Conference 2017

    27 February 2017

    Peter Wright, who runs DigitalLawUK Ltd, shares his comments on the Law Societies’ Brussels Office panel on mass surveillance during the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference on 27 January.

  • EU fights fake news

    20 February 2017

    Amid increasing concerns that Russia will use disinformation to sway the upcoming elections in the Netherlands, France, Germany, the Czech Republic, and Sweden, the EU has allocated additional funds to its ”East StratCom” team to expose fake news. 

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    New surveillance laws in France and the implications for civil liberties and basic procedural safeguards

    30 January 2017

    Dr Nathalie Moreno, Partner at Lewis Silkin, shares her comments on the current developments in relation to surveillance laws in France. The article is part of her contribution to the Law Societies’ Brussels Office panel on mass surveillance during the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection ...

  • Mass surveillance and the Investigatory Powers Tribunal

    30 January 2017 By Sir Michael Burton

    Sir Michael Burton, President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, shares his experience and views on the role of judiciary in overseeing the intelligence activities of the State. He appeared as a member of the panel on mass surveillance and justice systems held during the Computers, Privacy ...

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    The Commission unveils its data economy package

    12 January 2017 Updated: 20 February 2017

    On 10 January 2016, the EU unveiled its Data Economy Package, consisting of a new Proposal for a regulation on privacy and electronic communications, a Communication on Exchanging and Protecting Personal Data in a Globalised World and ...