The Tele2/Watson case: What are the key takeaways? …and what is to become of the new Investigatory Powers Act?
The CJEU's recent decision in the Tele2/Watson case contains very interesting guidance on the rules around the retention of communications data. It may also call the viability of the new Investigatory Powers Act into question.
It is a little over six months since the Schrems decision which invalidated the Safe Harbor Agreement. During this time the EU and US have negotiated the EU-US Privacy Shield. How adequate is the level of protection for the transfer of personal data proposed by this alternative transatlantic regime? Yesterday the Article 29 Working Party expressed its concerns.
Over the past year or so, there’s been a decided upswing in the number of subject access requests made by individuals to organizations that crunch their data. There are a number of reasons for this,