Re-examining personal data protection in the European Union

In today’s age of of rapid technological developments, globalization and the ever-more elaborated and hard-to-detect ways of collecting personal data, the question arises whether the existing EU data protection legislation is still enough to effectively cope with the task of protecting an individual’s personal data. To this end in May 2009 the European Commission launched […]

Net Neutrality consultation: consensus on importance of preserving open internet

As part of the 2009 EU telecoms reform package, the Commission committed itself to scrutinise closely the open and neutral nature of the internet and to report on the state of play to the European Parliament and the EU’s Council of Ministers. To this end the Commission on 30 June 2010 launched a public consultation[…]