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The CJEU judgment on the right to be forgotten, Google Spain v. Mario Costeja, hit the search engine on an unexpected front – damages. Read more » about Right to Be Forgotten: Google Sentenced to Pay Damages in Spain
This week's Monday Reflection on Just Security is from me, spilling the beans about all of last week's secrecy news, from Twitter and EFF on NSLs to James Risen's Lovejoy Award and the Department of Defense's revisionist history of the Vietnam War. Check it out! Read more » about Shhh! Last Week Was All About Secrets
Recently, a European national court applied for the first time the Google Spain ruling of the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”). The Court of Amsterdam dealt with one of the “right to be forgotten” requests that Google refused to comply with by rejecting the claims of the plaintiff and reinforcing the role of freedom of speech. Read more » about First Application of Google Spain by a National Court in Europe: the Right to be Forgotten Gets Reduced in the Netherlands
This blog draws a basic distinction - between “privacy” questions on one hand, and “fairness” questions on the other. I believe the “privacy” conversation is not well served when we fail to carefully distinguish “privacy” and “fairness” issues. Moreover, for much of current privacy law and policy, the debate is not really about privacy (solitude or a "right to be let alone") so much as it is about “fairness." Read more » about “Tool Without A Handle” “Justified Regulation (Part 2 – Privacy)
The program commitee invites submissions for the fourth annual robotics law and policy conference—We Robot 2015—to be held in Seattle, Washington on April 10-11, 2015 at the University of Washington School of Law. We Robot has been hosted twice at the University of Miami School of Law and once at Stanford Law School. Read more » about Announcing the We Robot 2015 Call for Papers
A few days ago, an Italian administrative Tribunal referred to the Italian Constitutional Court a question regarding the constitutionality of the Italian Communication Authority's ('AGCOM') Regulation on Online Copyright Infringement (“Regulati Read more » about Italian Constitutional Court to Decide Whether Administrative Enforcement of Online Copyright Infringement is Constitutional
Recently, the Court of Appeal of New Zealand decided Christopher Robert Murray And Ors v Ian Wishart and ruled that a third party publisher - the owner of a Facebook page that contained comments by others - was not liable for defamation without actual knowledge, overturning a previous 'ought to have known' test. Read more » about New Zealand Court of Appeal Found a Facebook Page Owner Not Liable for Defamatory Comments Posted by Others