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The American Bar Association (ABA) this week passed an important resolution urging all courts in the U.S. to:

“consider and respect…the data protection and privacy laws of any…foreign sovereign, and the interests of any person who is subject to, or benefits from such laws,

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The European Commission today completed its task of reforming the EU Data Protection Directive by sending a draft Regulation to the European Parliament. The draft Regulation contains comprehensive reforms and seeks to harmonise data protection laws across the 27 EU Member States, and to enhance EU citizens’ privacy

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In a decision with potentially far-reaching consequences for the UK data protection regulator, a High Court Judge, Tugendhat J., questioned the legal basis upon which the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) declined to take action to stop the publication of defamatory and offensive material on the website solicitorsfromhell.co.uk.

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The UK Minister responsible for government policy on data protection has raised concerns about any proposed “radical rewrite” of the EU Data Protection Directive.

Kenneth Clarke, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, called for both flexibility and a common-sense solution to modernising data protection

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Having hosted and won the very first ‘soccer’ World Cup in 1930, and then having won it again twenty years later, Uruguay belongs to a very exclusive band of multiple-World Cup winning countries. Having reached the semi-finals of this year’s tournament (for the fifth time in

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK data protection regulator, has recently responded to the UK Government’s Call for Evidence on the current data protection legislative framework. The Ministry of Justice sought evidence about how the European Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and the Data Protection Act