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Shielded from Attack? Legal challenges to the EU-US Privacy Shield launched

In an arguably predictable data development, the Irish privacy advocacy group, Digital Rights Ireland, has issued proceedings to challenge the EU-US Privacy Shield regime in the European Courts.

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Dynamic ruling: European Court rules on storing dynamic IP addresses to help prevent cyber attacks

The CJEU has ruled that the operator of a website may have a legitimate interest in storing certain personal data relating to visitors to that website in order to protect itself against cyber attacks.

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Linking to liability? CJEU rules on hyperlinking and copyright infringement

In September 2016, in a further key decision on hyperlinking and copyright, the CJEU held that creating hyperlinks may be a communication to the public and so may amount to copyright infringement, if the creator of the hyperlinks knows or … Continue reading

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