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Data Duel: Divergent EU and US Personal Information Collection Decisions

CC Image courtesy of Irita Kirsbluma Data Duel: Divergent EU and US Personal Information Collection Decisions by Yujin Chun* The European Court of Justice (ECJ), Europe’s most senior court, ruled on April 8 that the 2006 EU Data Retention Directive (the Directive),[1] which required telecom companies to store user data for up to two years…

Apr 2014

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Russian Federation: The Snowden Decision

CC Image Courtesy of Thierry Ehrmann Russian Federation: The Snowden Decision by Alex Kerrigan* Earlier this year, Edward Snowden, a contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA), leaked classified information related to a surveillance program under which the U.S. was spying on both foreign and domestic citizens.[1] After working for the NSA for several months,…

Oct 2013