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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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Irish Supreme Court: Facebook’s application dismissed

  English Press Release (PDF) In the ongoing procedure on Facebook’s involvement with the NSA under the so-called “PRISM” surveillance program before the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) and the Irish High Court, the Irish Supreme Court has today decided...

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“Pay or Okay” bei derStandard.at?

Guest commentary by Max Schrems in 'Der Standard' (an Austrian newspaper) to the subscription type 'PUR-Abo' by DerStandard.at  'Would you like to have a bit more privacy? - Then you have to pay € 6 per month' From Vienna to Berlin to Brussels, many experts and...

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Test Cases On Freedom To Exercise GDPR Rights In Any Format

Many controllers reacted to GDPR with automated systems. While this may be effective and helpful in many cases, there is a tendency that controllers limit the options of data subjects to express their rights to certain "requests" - that may not always be in the...

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