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Safe Harbor Is Officially Dead

Data protection, privacy and retention have been hot topics for a long time, but the latest decision from the ECJ has effectively killed off “Safe Harbor” Here’s the decision (apparently a “media version” pending the release of the official one) schrems-judgment More over on Politico.eu UPDATE: Here’s the full decision: 283806411-CJEU-Judgment-Schrems-Case-on-Safe-Harbour  

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Graham Dwyer and Data Retention – An Interview with TJ McIntyre of Digital Rights Ireland [Audio]

Today’s podcast is an interview with TJ McIntyre, Chairman of Digital Rights Ireland, about the Irish Data Retention legislation which was challenged recently by defence lawyers in the Graham Dwyer murder case. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 27:55; 16MB; MP3. After Graham Dwyer was convicted of the murder of […]

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Digital Rights Europe Conference will Focus on Practicalities [Audio]

Blacknight is sponsoring the inaugural Digital Rights Europe Conference, in Dublin on April 15 (and we’re giving a 50% discount on the tickets – see below!) Antóin Ó Lachtnáin is on the organising team and he joins us on today’s podcast. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 16:47; 10MB; MP3. Digital Rights Ireland is an […]

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Doing Stuff and Things [Audio]

I called into Michele’s office to record today’s podcast (30:58, 18MB, MP3). I haven’t seen him in several weeks, so there was a lot to catch up on after his visits to Latin America, the USA, Stockholm, Germany and the ICANN meeting in Singapore.  That event was dominated by the announcement that the US government […]

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EU Top Court Overturns Data Retention Directive

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) announced this morning its ruling with respect to the Data Retention Directive. And they’ve ruled – “The Court of Justice declares the Data Retention Directive to be invalid” Here’s the release: The Court of Justice declares the Data Retention Directive to be invalid So what does that mean? The […]

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