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Malta Independent: IT Law Association extremely concerned over court judgements being deleted from online database

Malta Independent: IT Law Association extremely concerned over court judgements being deleted from online database. “The Malta IT Law Association (MITLA) has said that it is ‘extremely concerned’ about recent reports that private individuals have successfully requested that court cases decided against them be deleted from online court databases, ‘without having in place clear rules as to how the right to be forgotten is being exercised with respect to public registers.'”

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Maybe the GDPR Isn't So Bad for Blockchain After All?

In two recent posts, thinking that I was really smart and clever, I questioned whether the GDPR posed a major hurdle for Blockchain-based technologies. Again, thinking that I was so smart and clever, I proudly took my arguments to one of my favorite privacy lawyers, confident I was about to impress her. 615 more words


The net neutrality fightback

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The Right to be Forgotten

Last night I did a TV interview about the first British court case regarding the EU’s so-called Right to be Forgotten law, now being heard at the High Court. 329 more words

Right to be Forgotten requests stagnate, Google refuses most anyway

Is the EU’s much-vaunted Right to be Forgotten (RTBF) privacy law working as intended?

Studying Google’s latest transparency report, it’s clear that demand by Europeans to have URLs removed (or “delisted”) from the search giant’s results has dropped off. 446 more words


Preparing for the GDPR

The European Union (EU) will put the General Data Protection Directive (GDPR) into effect on May 25th, and with it some potentially difficult and onerous requirements. 709 more words

People Have Asked Google to Remove 2.4 Million Links About Them. Here's What They Want to Forget

Google has released one of its periodic updates on how it deals with Europe’s so-called “right to be forgotten,” but this time it’s also put out research that breaks down what personal references people want scrubbed from the search engine. 480 more words