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Viewing entries posted in June 2016

OECD declaration on the digital economy Blair Stewart
30 June 2016

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At the conclusion of a high level OECD Conference in Cancun, Mexico, last week, 41 countries adopted a Declaration on the Digital Economy: Innovation, Growth and Social Prosperity. This included 33 of the 34 OECD member countries, plus eight other countries.

Privacy, online shopping and rugby Sam Grover
29 June 2016

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Cast your mind back to the mid 1990s. Assume you wanted to go to the rugby. To get your tickets, you would have physically gone to a ticket office, or phoned the office and given them your credit card number.

Joined-up international privacy problem solving Blair Stewart
24 June 2016

OECD Ministerial edit

The OECD has just completed an important set of meetings. At its heart was the ministerial meeting on the digital economy which had as its theme innovation, growth and social prosperity. Preceding the main meeting was series of stakeholder forums.

No harm done by the National Library Sam Grover
14 June 2016

No harm done by national library

When are you eligible for a legal remedy when an agency breaches your privacy? The answer, as with most things in the legal realm, is “it depends”.