BERLIN - (AP) Germany's Foreign Minister has warned Google co-founder Larry Page to respect the nation's data protection laws in an escalating dispute over the U.S. Internet giant's "Street View" mapping program.
Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle spoke with Page on Thursday...
Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5859
Summary: On June 9, 2011, the UK's
data privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office, imposed its
biggest fine to date against a single data controller for breaching the UK's
Data Protection Act of 1998. The ICO issued a monetary penalty...
With the widely-reported increase in
FCPA enforcement by the U.S. DOJ and SEC, and the new UK Bribery Act recently
taking effect, corporations are increasingly required to conduct anti-bribery
due diligence and investigations across the globe. Yet EU data privacy
laws often seem to...
By Hans-Josef Vogel
Social media plug-ins, such as the Facebook "Like" button, have become ubiquitous on the internet. Their legal implications are yet not fully determined. Issues of both data protection law and fair trade matters are commonly disputed. Two recent German court decisions...