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CJEU – AG Opinion, First Statement

CJEU – AG Opinion, First Statement

Data Protection Authorities must stop data transfers if Fundamental Rights are violated.Serious doubts over Privacy Shield. Advocate General applies ECHR instead of CFR. Schrems: “The opinion follows almost all of our arguments” Download the First Statement here (PDF)...

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Prep – Background on tomorrow’s AG Opinion

Prep – Background on tomorrow’s AG Opinion

In preparation of the delivery of the non-binding advisory opinion of the Advocate General on December 19th at about 9:45 in Luxemburg, we have compiled the following preparation document. The case is pending for 6.5 years, deals with complex EU privacy and US...

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Say “NO” to cookies – yet see your privacy crumble?

Say “NO” to cookies – yet see your privacy crumble?

Cookie banners of large French webpages turn a clear “NO” into “fake consent” noyb.eu files three GDPR complaints with the French Data Protection Regulator (CNIL). Quick Links: Press Release (PDF, English) Copy of complaints: CDiscount (PDF, EN), Allocine.fr (PDF) and...

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Facebook: We don’t need your consent!

Facebook: We don’t need your consent!

Download: PDF The world's largest social network believes it has found a way to bypass Europe’s strict privacy laws. In yesterday's proceedings before the Vienna Regional Court (Landesgericht für Zivilrechtssachen), Facebook openly admitted that it has been collecting...

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Austrian Supreme Court: Facebook dismissed

Austrian Supreme Court: Facebook dismissed

 Download: English Press Release (PDF) The Austrian Supreme Court has ultimately rejected all attempts by Facebook to block a model lawsuit on fundamental privacy issues in Vienna now. In the final decision (link), the Austrian Supreme Court rejects all attempts by...

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