Articles

46th edition of the ICT Law Newsletter

46th edition of the ICT Law Newsletter

46th edition of the ICT Law Newsletter

01.06.2013

In this edition, our TMT teams in the Benelux focus on recent EU developments such as the privacy aspects of storing fingerprint data (European Court of Human Rights), the Member States’ powers to set spectrum fees and the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party’s opinions on purpose limitation and Templates for Smart Grid and Smart Metering Systems.

 

We have also examined the Brussels Court of Appeal’s decision on hyperlinking to an infringing video and a ruling of the Court of Cassation regarding the termination of agreements.

Our Dutch colleagues zoom in on the Court of Appeal’s decisions regarding on the one hand a liquidator’s right to reject data subjects to access data and on the other hand a liquidator’s right to access the data of the bankrupt company stored in the cloud. They also discuss the Council of States’s decision regarding an individual’s right to access its personal data processed by a former employer.

Our team in Luxembourg covers the new procedures for claims regarding .lu domain names. 

 

Team

Related news

27.03.2019 NL law
Ook WhatsApp- en sms-berichten op privételefoons vallen onder Wet openbaarheid van bestuur

Short Reads - De Afdeling bestuursrechtspraak van de Raad van State heeft in een uitspraak van 20 maart 2019 (ECLI:NL:RVS:2019:899) bevestigd dat ook WhatsApp- en sms-berichten onder de reikwijdte van de Wet openbaarheid van bestuur (Wob) vallen. Dat geldt niet alleen voor WhatsApp- en sms-berichten die staan op werktelefoons, maar ook voor berichten die staan op privételefoons van bestuurders of ambtenaren. Daarmee gaat de Afdeling terecht verder dan de rechtbank (ECLI:NL:RBMNE:2017:5979) in eerste aanleg, die van oordeel was dat de Wob niet van toepassing is op berichten op privételefoons.

Read more

21.03.2019 NL law
15 aspects of Brexit you did not know

Short Reads - A Brexit without a deal, or with a deal that does not cover all relevant aspects, is still a potential scenario. We have highlighted a number of unexpected legal consequences of Brexit in such a no deal or incomplete deal scenario.

Read more

Our website uses functional cookies for the functioning of the website and analytic cookies that enable us to generate aggregated visitor data. We also use other cookies, such as third party tracking cookies - please indicate whether you agree to the use of these other cookies:

Privacy – en cookieverklaring